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Taylorsville and Kearns School Head Lice Policies

Taylorsville and Kearns School Head Lice Policies
Updated on 
February 9, 2020

TAYLORSVILLE AND KEARNS SCHOOL LICE POLICIES

Students in schools in Taylorsville and Kearns, in the Granite School District, are discretely removed from the classroom if live head lice are found. If nits alone are found, the student may remain in the classroom.

“Intervention and Notification

School personnel are authorized to screen individual students for head lice if symptomatic, but screenings are not to disrupt instructional time. When the presence of head lice is confirmed on a student, administrators and school nurses shall take appropriate action, which includes, but is not limited to, the following procedures:

  1. If nits (lice eggs) are found (but no head lice)
    1. the student may remain in the classroom.
    2. Provide the parents/guardians with current information about the treatment of head lice.
    3. Send the student home after school for treatment. 
  2. If live lice are found in the hair: 
    1. Discretely remove the student from the classroom and call the parents/guardians.
    2. Provide the parents/guardians with current information about the treatment of head lice.
    3. Send the student home with the parents/guardians for treatment.
    4. If there are multiple students with head lice in one classroom, administrators shall send home the “Lice in the Classroom” letter with the other students in the classes of the students with the head lice.
  3. If students are sent home for treatment either during or after school, the student should return to school the following day after treatment.
    1. Parents/guardians are asked to report the treatment procedures used and school personnel may screen students upon return.
    2. Students who do not return the next school day should be contacted to determine the cause of the absence.
    3. Excessive absences due to difficult or recurrent cases of head lice, or other special circumstances, shall be referred to the school nurse. 
  1. the student may remain in the classroom.
  2. Provide the parents/guardians with current information about the treatment of head lice.
  3. Send the student home after school for treatment. 
  1. Discretely remove the student from the classroom and call the parents/guardians.
  2. Provide the parents/guardians with current information about the treatment of head lice.
  3. Send the student home with the parents/guardians for treatment.
  4. If there are multiple students with head lice in one classroom, administrators shall send home the “Lice in the Classroom” letter with the other students in the classes of the students with the head lice.
  1. Parents/guardians are asked to report the treatment procedures used and school personnel may screen students upon return.
  2. Students who do not return the next school day should be contacted to determine the cause of the absence.
  3. Excessive absences due to difficult or recurrent cases of head lice, or other special circumstances, shall be referred to the school nurse. 

Source: Granite School District Head Lice Procedure

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