Head lice surfaced over 100,000 years ago.
And head lice only feed on human blood.
With this information, its easy to understand that lice can be removed by taking them away from their human host. When the louse is no longer living in human hair, their food source is depleted, and there is not a place where they can lay their eggs.
Head lice infestation is a serious condition that infests 6 to 12 million people each year world wide. Despite the fact that these are microscopic bugs that cannot be detected from a far distance, it’s common for people who are infested to have scratching behind their ears, a red rash on the nape of their neck, and actual bugs that can be seen crawling across the forehead. Read more
Help Prevent Head Lice at Summer Camp with a Pre Camp Lice Screening
As you prepare to send your child to day camp and sleep-away camp, you should also prepare for potential head lice on the horizon. Its only logical that nits can be passed around, as all of the campers spend day and night together.
Before camp starts, be proactive and have your child checked for head lice in the privacy of your own home.
Lice Medic mobile service in Bayside NY will come and do a head lice screening and supply your camper with a certificate of professional clearance before your child goes to summer camp.
If your child has recently had head lice and you’ve been treating it with over-the-counter shampoos, chances are they still have lice and should be checked. Super lice are resistant to chemical treatments. Read more
Protect your Kids from Head Lice
February 10, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Having head lice does not mean that you have poor hygiene. Most people get head lice when they have head-to-head contact with someone who has head lice. Head-to-head contact lets the lice crawl at a dramatic speed from one head to another head. Lice do not jump, nor do they fly as they do not have wings. The lice do not care whether the person has clean hair or dirty hair. The lice are looking for human blood, which they need to survive. Without a human host, head lice cannot survive. Read more
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