Local School Lice Policies
Parents in northern weather climates such as the Detroit and Ann Arbor Michigan areas often ask if lice die in the cold weather. The answer is no. What head lice need to survive are strands of hair (any length even buzz cut) and access to blood in the head, which is their food source.
Lexington Schools Lice Policy Lexington schools have a lice policy that focuses on educating parents. Children who have received treatment will be permitted to return to school. “Protocol for the Management of the Student with Head Lice The child’s right to privacy and confidentiality is the foundation for head lice management in schools. The school nurse’s role is to ensure confidentiality, support families, and educate the community.