Quick Links
Skip to main contentSkip to navigation

Guthrie Public Schools


Ajax Loading Image


Head Lice - Prevention and Treatment

The spread of head lice can be controlled with awareness, prompt attention and effective treatment. Lice cannot fly or jump; they are usually transferred during head to head contact. Make head checks part of routine hygiene. Check your child's hair at home weekly for evidence of head lice. 

To learn more about the prevention and treatment of head lice, see the fact sheets below from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. 

Head Lice Fact Sheet

Head Lice Fact Sheet spanish

Head Lice Treatment Tip Sheet

Household Cleaning Tips Head Lice

How to Comb Hair to remove nits