Question: What if my child is sent home with a fever? And what is considered a fever?
Answer: A temp. of 100 or higher is considered a fever. If your child is sent home with a fever they must be fever-free for 48 hours before returning.
Question: How will I know if my child has head lice?
Answer: It could start with intense itching. You could notice dandruff-like white dots, no bigger than the head of a pin, that are glued to the hair shaft and not easily removed. You could see tiny, little brown wingless bugs.You will need a good light to check hair with. We recommend you check frequently
Question: What if it is head lice ?
Answer: We recommend you call your doctor for advice. You could also make an appointment with any of the following resources.
The Hair Fairies: (323) 655-6555 or visit their website at www.hairfairies.com
The Hair Whisperers: www.hairwhisperers.com or call them at (310)990-1654
Lousey Nitpickers: www.louseynitpickers.com or call them at 1-888-433-2114
Tonya Owens: (818) 371-1970.
If you find that your student has head lice or nits, please let us know. If a student has had head lice they must be cleared to return to school through the Health Office.