Whom should I notify if my child has lice?

Everyone who has had contact with the child in at least the last two weeks, and preferably, during the past month should be notified. Contacts should include the school nurse, daycare director, camp counselor, or other individuals in the position to assist you in notifying and checking those that your child has had contact with.

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Do I need to spray poison in my house after using Schooltime®?

Spraying poison in the house only spreads poison to all family members and pets. Lice wish to remain on the hair, not on carpets, couches, etc. Rather thoroughly vacuum the rugs and furniture seeking any hair strands that may have fallen from the head or lice that may have accidentally fallen onto pillows. Any item [read more]

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Why does the entire family need to use Schooltime® Shampoo on the same days?

Those members who applied shampoo can become reinfested by adult lice from another family member who did not use the product. In order to clear an entire family and avoid spreading lice from one to another, all should apply Schooltime Shampoo on the same day.

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How important is combing?

Combing helps remove lice and eggs from the hair shaft. Coming through the hair with a lice comb after using Schooltime Shampoo will help clean the hair of any remaining residues and unhatched eggs. Be certain to take small sections of hair at a time in the comb for more thorough results. See our directions [read more]

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Can I use Schooltime® Shampoo on an infant or during pregnancy?

For use on children under the age of 2 we advise first consulting your pediatrician. The product may be used full strength or diluted (a small amount on wet hair). Although Schooltime® Shampoo does not contain pesticides, pregnant women should consult with their doctor before use.

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Why is it important to remove all nits?

Live Nits remaining in the hair can hatch. Although most nits immediately wash out of the hair with the final rinse after using Schooltime® Shampoo as directed, any pieces of dead eggs or shells can look unsightly in the hair and may even result in your child being sent home from school by the nurse [read more]

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I heard the over the counter and prescription products can be toxic to my child?

“Prescription” or “over the counter” pesticides and insecticides designed to poison lice can be toxic. These products can be absorbed directly into your child’s system through the scalp. Examples: Lindane: Lindane, a neurotoxin that is absorbed through the skin, is used in the prescription-only lice shampoo, Kwell. Ann Heil, a senior engineer with the Sanitation [read more]

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