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Head Lice

Head lice is a complex, unappealing issue that can be stressful, disruptive and sometimes frustrating for the people involved, and expensive for families. It is often surrounded by misinformation about what is and isn’t effective by way of treatment, and misinformation about the nature of head lice themselves.

The detection and treatment of head lice is the responsibility of families. Information about the treatment for head lice can be found here.