You Can Help Make Sleep Away Camp Lice-Free

**this blog was originally published in the blog Katie's Corner.... Make Sleep Away Camp Lice-Free By Lauren Salzberg, Potomac Lice Lady “WARNING: Reading this may “bug” you out a bit and you may suddenly start to scratch your head” Ready for camp? Well….so are lice! Head lice do not get to take a summer vacation [...]


The “No-Nit Policy” And All It’s Buzz

You may have heard recently in the news that many schools all over the country, including here in Montgomery County, as well as the surrounding counties, are abandoning the "no-nit" policy. Basically, this means, that children  are allowed to come back to school once they have been treated for lice, although they may have a [...]



To quote something I read in an article a few months back, "LICE stands for L for Lice, I for Information, C for Control and E for Education." I could not have said it better myself. September is head lice prevention month. Since most kids are back to school and will be as of next [...]


Sleepovers….To Do or Not to Do? That is the question!

If you have school aged children, then you are probably very familiar with lice and it's ever so popular presence! These critters, though they do not pose any threat or disease, are just a plain nuisance and cause much stress for most families. The even bigger stress seems to come when it involves your child [...]


Why is lice so rampant now?

You might be asking yourself this question this very moment. You are probably saying to yourself every time you turn around, you hear someone you know has lice.  As as an adult, you do not remember it being like this when you were a child. The toxic chemicals that were used to treat lice 20-30 [...]


Having an “itch free” year in the school year ahead

It is one of those things that no parent wants to deal with. There is no avoiding the fact that every year, every school system and community has to face the dreaded problem of lice.  As we embark on a new school year, Health and Wellness experts recommend some preventative measures to hopefully reduce the number [...]

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