city
header-logotype
7AM - MIDNIGHT | 7/365
BOOK NOW

Smyrna and La Vergne School Head Lice Policies

Smyrna and La Vergne School Head Lice Policies
Updated on 
March 7, 2020

The Rutherford County School District head lice policy states that the student’s educational program should only be restricted to the extent necessary to minimize the risk of transmitting the infestation.

SMYRNA AND LA VERGNE AREA SCHOOLS

“No student shall be denied an education solely by reason of head lice infestation and his/her educational program shall be restricted only to the extent necessary to minimize the risk of transmitting the infestation.

It shall be the responsibility of the principal or school nurse to notify the parents in the event a child has pediculosis (head lice). A letter shall be sent home by the child to explain the condition, requirements for readmission and deadlines for satisfactory completion of the treatment.

Prior to readmission, satisfactory evidence must be submitted to school personnel that the student has been treated for pediculosis (head lice). This evidence may include but not be limited to:

  1. proof of treatment with a pediculicide product (head lice shampoo), or
  2. determination (after examination) by a school health official that there has been Improvement since the parent/guardian was notified.

Treatment and prevention procedures shall be developed by the director of schools in consultation with the school nurse and distributed to all classroom teachers. These procedures shall also be distributed to the parent/guardian of any child that has pediculosis.

Any subsequent incidents of head lice for a student during the school year shall require submission of satisfactory evidence of treatment for head lice and be found free of lice by a school health official.

A student shall be expected to have met all requirements for treatment and return to school no later than two (2) days following exclusion for head lice. All days in excess of the allowable period shall be marked as unexcused absences and referred to the attendance supervisor at the proper time.” Source: Rutherford County Schools Health Services

Call LiceDoctors in the Smyrna and La Vergne area right away to schedule your appointment. We guarantee your child will be able to return to school after a lice treatment with a professional technician. Call us at  615-953-0047 .

We provide a friendly in-home lice removal service

Book your appointment today

RECOMMENDED POSTS

Stockton School Lice Policies
Updated on 
November 4, 2020

Stockton School Lice Policies

Stockton School District As follows, the Stockton school district does not have a “no nit” lice Policy which means that children with lice eggs may remain in school. Children with live bugs will be sent home. “The Board of Trustees recognizes that head lice infestations do not pose a health hazard, are not a sign of uncleanliness, and are not responsible for the spread of any disease. The District is committed to maximizing student's academic performance and well being in a healthy and safe environment.

Read more
Akron and Cuyahoga Falls School Head Lice Policies
Updated on 
November 5, 2020

Akron and Cuyahoga Falls School Head Lice Policies

Schools in Akron and Cuyahoga still retain “no nit” policies with regard to head lice. For your convenience we have found these school policy resources in your area.

Read more
Head Lice Education is Needed to Reduce Growing Incidence
Updated on 
November 10, 2020

Head Lice Education is Needed to Reduce Growing Incidence

If you have ever tried and failed to combat head lice on your own, you know how frustrating the experience is. It takes perseverance, and a lot of it, to put an end to a case of lice. Perseverance, while key, is only part of the solution; without a systematic treatment plan, you are not going to get rid of the nits (eggs) in the hair.

Read more
Cart
0