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Latest School head lice policy Stories

2014-01-30 23:33:13

After any vacation its important parents and schools screen kids for head lice. After this winter's school break, Lice Troopers have detected many cases of head lice in schools. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 When families travel to family and friends on their vacation, sometimes they get more than they bargained for. Head Lice are easily transferred to close friends and families on vacation and may have returned home along with the happy memories. The National Pediculosis Association...

2013-08-30 23:19:16

Keeping you informed about head lice. Lice Troopers can help solve all your lice problems. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 If you run a child care facility, camp, or school, chances are you will encounter head lice at some point. Regular screening for head lice is wise, and when lice are discovered, children should be sent home and not readmitted until the lice problem is taken care of. School nurses and other personnel can check for lice, but this can keep them from other, more...

2013-08-27 23:29:29

National Pediculosis Association Sponsors the 28th Annual Head Lice Prevention Campaign Newton, MA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 CombFirst! is the National Pediculosis Association’s (NPA) 28th annual back-to-school National Head Lice Prevention Campaign. The National Pediculosis Association®, Inc. (NPA) is a 501 c 3 non-profit volunteer organization, including scientific advisors. Initiated in 1985 with House Joint Resolution 223, September kicks off NPA’s educational campaign to...

2012-10-24 07:31:39

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for a business with enormous upside potential, where customers seek you out and gladly pay your fee? Consider becoming a nit picker. Doing what you ask? Picking...well...nits. Getting rid of nits (lice eggs) and their spawn is a fast-growing business these days, according to Katie Shepherd, founder of Lice Solutions in West Palm Beach, Florida. She noted that in the past two years the number of lice removal companies around the...

2012-09-08 23:03:56

As children return to home after a long day at school, they may be carrying with them more than just pencils and books. Head lice, or as some researchers now refer to them, "super lice", because of their resistance to traditional treatment methods, are becoming increasingly difficult to eradicate. Read how one nurse practitioner on Long Island is helping parents fight the battle against these unwelcome house guests at Lice Tamers Head Lice Treatment Center. Huntington Station, NY (PRWEB)...

2012-08-22 06:24:39

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal today announced its plans to aggressively market its LYCELLE®( )kit, a safe and highly effective treatment for head lice, just in time for the back-to-school rush. For anxious parents nationwide, the timing couldn't be better since it's the time of year that lice infestations are most rampant. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently cleared the LYCELLE Head Lice Removal kit for sale as a medical device...

2012-07-12 06:24:35

LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hair Fairies is offering free lice screenings on Wednesday, July 18 in its national lice treatment salons in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, New York City and Fairfield, Conn., and will deduct 20 percent off its all-natural, proprietary head-lice prevention products. In addition, Hair Fairies will offer free screenings on-site at camps upon request and each participating camp attendee will receive a free lice comb as well. Hair...

2012-05-08 06:31:09

LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hair Fairies is offering free lice screenings Saturday, May 12 to any mom at its national salons located in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, New York City and Fairfield, Conn. Also, patrons who visit and complete a survey at the Fairfield lice treatment salon during the month of May will be eligible to win a family pass for six months of free screenings. Hair Fairies is dedicated to head lice removal and is the safe solution...

2011-08-17 00:00:03

The National Pediculosis Association ® (NPA) kicks off another Comb First! campaign for back-to-school this September. The goal is to help families and communities control head lice without exposing themselves and their environment to pesticides and other toxic chemicals. Newton, MA (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 The non-profit National Pediculosis Association (NPA) has been the annual sponsor of National Head Lice Prevention Month since 1985. NPA initiated Comb First! to help communities...

2011-07-28 00:00:59

Effective and non-toxic treatments, such as Quit Nits Complete Head Lice Kit, can kill head lice and prevent re-infestation without exposing children, babies and pregnant or nursing mothers to pesticide risks. Ideal for back to school season, The Quit Nits Complete Lice Kit contains a 4 fl. oz. bottle of Advance Lice Treatment Cream to eliminate head lice and their eggs, and one easy-to-use Everyday Preventative Spray (1 fl. oz.) to prevent re-infestation. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 27,...