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

Waukegan and Lake Forest School Head Lice Policies

Waukegan and Lake Forest School Head Lice Policies
Updated on 
April 24, 2019

Every school district sets its own head lice policy, so there can be much variability from one school to the next, here is the Policy for Lake Forest schools:

Lake Forest Schools

This district has dropped its “no nit” policy but children with live bugs will be sent home for treatment.

“Students diagnosed with head lice will be sent home from school. They may return to school, provided appropriate treatment has been initiated. Nits may persist after initial treatment, but successful treatment should kill crawling live lice.  Student shall see School Nurse when returning to school for a re-check.

Both the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) advocate that a healthy child should not be restricted from attending school because of head lice or nits (eggs) and that "no-nit" policies should be discontinued.”

Source: Lake Forest School District Lice Policy

With more than 20 years experience, LiceDoctors can help you eradicate lice and get your child back in school quickly. Call the premier lice treatment service in the Waukegan and Lake Forest area today 312-765-7266

We provide a friendly in-home lice removal service

Book your appointment today

RECOMMENDED POSTS

Lice In The House? Time To Spray?
Updated on 
October 27, 2020

Lice In The House? Time To Spray?

LiceDoctors is adamant on this topic: You do not need to spray your house to eradicate head lice! Your Child Has Lice You have found head lice on your child’s head. You are very anxious to get rid of them ASAP. You are wondering what you need to do with the house. You figure that you can get rid of the lice in the hair, but you are worried about your child getting lice back into the hair from her bed, dolls, or clothes. Worry not! It is not at all likely that you will be re-infested from bugs in your house. Lice do want to leave your head and reside on a piece of clothing or furniture.

Read more
My Head Doesn’t Itch, Might I Still Have Lice?
Updated on 
October 27, 2020

My Head Doesn’t Itch, Might I Still Have Lice?

“Mmmm...my daughter has lice but I don’t think I do because I have no symptoms. Am I lice-free?” Answer: Not necessarily. Not everyone feels itchy from head lice. Oftentimes, people hear the words “head lice” and you will see their hands automatically move to their scalps to scratch, even if they haven’t been exposed to lice. But did you know that head lice do not always cause itching? While, that is often the first symptom people notice before a diagnosis, not everyone gets an itchy scalp when they have head lice.

Read more
Til Lice Do Us Part: Can Head Lice Kill you?
Updated on 
October 30, 2020

Til Lice Do Us Part: Can Head Lice Kill you?

Big question: simple answer...NO! Lice are not fatal...not even close.

Read more
Cart
0