The Lice Company is committed to keeping kids and families safe from lice infestations. Please find helpful resources here with a wealth of information regarding head lice.
The National Pediculosis Association®, Inc. (NPA) is the only non-profit health and education agency dedicated to protecting children from the misuse and abuse of potentially harmful lice and scabies pesticidal treatments. As part of its mission, the NPA works to encourage our nation's health and child care professionals to adopt standardized head lice management programs in an effort to keep the children in school lice and nit free. Pediculosis provides an early opportunity to teach children responsible personal health behaviors --- lessons that become valuable as children mature into a world full of other behavioral health threats. Communities that promote head lice prevention programs demonstrate a commitment to health and wellness.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website has a tremendous amount of information you can trust regarding head lice treatments as well as general information about lice transmission.
Each year approximately 6 to 12 million children between the ages of 3 and 12 years of age are infested with head lice.1 While the odds of your son or daughter developing head lice are relatively small, this fact sheet includes useful information on how to spot and treat this condition.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides an in depth fact sheet which has useful information regarding lice tendencies, life cycles, pictures, who is at risk, symptoms, and possible ways to spread infestations.
Kidshealth.org has a wonderful assortment of articles full of information on various categories pertaining to head lice.