Unfortunately, head lice are common in elementary schools – about one out of every 100 elementary school children becomes infested.
Most parents would agree, the letter home informing of a head lice outbreak is not a welcome sight. The question of “What do I do?” is common. Knowing the facts beforehand can help you resolve the situation quickly.
The Headfirst! Expert Advice on Lice website aims to help you do just that. Created by head lice experts (and moms) for other moms, families and communities to learn about head lice—what they are, what they look like and how to treat them.
The site offers a variety of tools including:
- The How to Lose the Lice Guide, with a handy checklist to save time and reduce stress when battling head lice
- The Headfirst! Lice Experience video allows you to choose your experience, whether it be you’re not sure you have lice, or you just want to get rid of them