What are head lice?
Are head lice dangerous?
Who gets head lice?
How do you get head lice?
My child has head lice. What do I do next?
How long does an infestation last?
What are head lice symptoms?
Does my entire family need to be treated for head lice?
Head lice are a common and hard-to-treat problem that can affect anyone. An estimated six to 12 million infestations occur each year in the United States, most commonly among children ages three to 11. If you suspect that your child has head lice, it is important to talk to your school nurse or other healthcare provider about the available treatment options. Above are some common questions and concerns that may come up along the way.