Policies » Section J: Students » JLCC-R: Pediculosis Control Policy
Policy Date: 11/15/2005Download Policy Now
HSD File: JLCC-R
HOOKSETT SCHOOL DISTRICT
PEDICULOSIS CONTROL POLICY
Whenever a student exhibits symptoms of infestation with lice and/or nits, the parents/guardians
shall be notified as soon as possible. The parents/guardians shall be instructed about acceptable
delousing shampoo and procedures.
The student will be dismissed from school for treatment.
The school nurse shall examine the student on return to school to determine if adequate
treatment has been followed. If treatment has been inadequate, parents will be reinstructed and
the student will be sent home for further treatment.
In the case of reinfestation or incomplete treatment, a home visit by the school nurse or public
health official will be required to monitor proper procedures.
Adopted: January 18, 2005
Adopted: November 15, 2005