Lice | Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics:

AAP-Clinical Report — Head Lice (Updated 2015) - This new article from the Council on School Health and the Committee on Infectious Disease provides new guidance for treatment of head lice as well as recommendations for schools.

Head Lice: What Parents Need to Know Provides information on treatments and links to additional resources American Academy of Pediatrics 3/17/17

CDC - Head Lice Information for Schools

Includes current medication treatment information (2016)

CDC Head Lice FAQs (2019)

Cornell Integrated Pest Management-Head Lice FAQs

Provides an overview of prevention and treatment with a discussion of no-nit policies. (2015)

Lice Treatment Products Approve

Lice Treatment Products Approved by the US Food & Drug Administration-This product comparison chart provides name, action, whether or not nit combing is required for current lice products, and may be used to educate parents about treatment options.

Managing Head Lice in School and Home-

Offers comprehensive head lice resources from the Texas Department of health.

NYSDOH Lice Pediculosis  Communicable Disease Fact Sheet

NYSCSH Head Lice Alert Letter For Parents/Guardians Emphasizing Prevention (1/2018)

NASN Lice Lessons

Lice Lessons is an educational initiative focused on dispelling misperceptions and building awareness of new treatment options. Resources include guides, overviews, presentations, and sample letters for school nurses, teachers, and administrators.

Position Statement: Pediculosis Management in the School Setting - Updated (01/2016) 

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