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Pediculosis (head lice): District Policy and Helpful Links

Llano ISD Pediculosis Screening Policy
 
• Pediculosis (head lice) checks will be performed as needed for individual students by school nurse or trained office staff.
 
• All students infested with live lice shall be sent home and may return once appropriate treatment has been initiated and live lice are no longer present.
 
• The following schedule will be instituted if a head lice infestation is suspected:
 
1. First Inspection
a. Any student detected with live head lice must go home. Parents will be contacted by phone. The office staff will send treatment and exclusion information home with the student. The student may return to class after treatment and re-examination for live lice.
b. If only nits are present, the student will remain in class, and be re-checked in one week.
 
2. Second Inspection
a. If student has returned after treatment and live lice are still present, parents will be contacted and student will be excluded from school until live lice are no longer present.
b. If only nits are present at this inspection, the student will be re-checked by school staff in one week.
 
3. Third Inspection
a. If student has returned after treatment and live lice are still present, parents will be contacted and student will be excluded from school until live lice are no longer present.
b. If no live lice are found at this inspection the student will not be checked again unless another episode of infestation is reported.
 
• It is the parent’s responsibility to ensure approved treatment has been initiated and the appropriate environmental cleaning is being conducted in the home.
 
• Llano Independent School District will provide education and/or resources to ensure that the parents are able to comply with and understand their responsibilities under this policy.
 
• The district will not honor a parent request to conduct a head lice screen on a student unless it is being requested on their own child.
 
 
For further information on pediculosis, follow these links: