Head lice are tiny insects that can get on people's scalps. Once there, they reproduce quickly, laying eggs (nits) and causing severe itching.


  • Please check your child's scalp often for nits and live lice
  • Instruct family members not to share combs, brushes, hats and other personal items
The Facts of Lice
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