Now that the school year as started, your little ones could be bringing home more than just homework in those backpacks. Lice is one of the biggest problems families face this time every year.
As children head back to school over the next couple weeks, there’s always a chance they could bring home more than just books and homework.
Kids returning from camp appear to be bringing head lice home with them. Doctors have seen a steady flow of campgoers, and other children who are spending time with friends being exposed to lice.
Back to school time is the time of year when there tend to be a lot of lice outbreaks and it can be hard to get rid of.
If you have kids in school, you’ve probably seen the note from school, the one that warns you to check your kids for head lice.
Five students were reportedly sent home from a school in the Edina School District after it was found they had head lice.