The Role of Lice Clinics in Supporting Local Communities: A Case Study

The Role of Lice Clinics in Supporting Local Communities: A Case Study

Did you know that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that between 6 and 12 million children between the ages of 3 and 11 become infested with lice in the United States? Or that, on average, 24 million school days are missed across America due to lice infestations? Because the statistics are so high, it’s clear that protecting children from developing severe cases of lice should be a priority in most schools, daycares, and other similar settings. But what’s the right way to go about creating a lice-free community? That’s where local lice clinics step in. 

At Fresh Heads Lice Removal, we offer professional lice removal treatments and education on prevention methods and provide a safe and clean environment for families to receive the necessary treatment. By offering these services, our lice clinics help to reduce the spread of head lice, which is particularly important for schools, where outbreaks can be common and disruptive.

Here’s a glimpse at our Schools Without Lice Program, which was started to help the communities around our clinics eliminate head lice from schools. It’s an exclusive partnership for school nurses, teachers, and administration.  

Educating families on lice prevention

Our education curriculum for parents and other adults includes information on the life cycle of lice, the signs and symptoms of infestation, and the proper ways to identify and treat it. By educating families on these topics, we believe we can help prevent the spread of lice infestations in communities. 

Lice clinics like Fresh Heads Lice Removal can also offer practical tips on preventing lice infestations, such as avoiding head-to-head contact and sharing personal items like combs, brushes, and hats. Knowing how to properly clean and treat your homes and belongings in case of a lice infestation is also important in lice prevention. By taking a proactive approach to lice prevention, families can minimize the risk of infestation and reduce the likelihood of reinfestation in the future.

Whether we’re in the community or providing individualized lice treatment for families, our staff thoroughly explains the treatment and prevention process. Because talking about lice is such a taboo topic, it’s normal to be lost when treating it. We’re always happy to answer any questions. 

Providing resources for nurses and health professionals 

As trained medical professionals, school nurses are equipped to diagnose and treat lice infestations promptly and effectively. They can guide the proper use of lice treatments and offer support and education to families on lice prevention and management. School nurses can also work with teachers and administrators to help prevent the spread of lice in schools, such as by promoting good hygiene practices and identifying and treating infestations early. By providing prompt and effective treatment, school nurses can help prevent the spread of lice in schools and promote the health and well-being of children.

We offer free educational resources for your school, which are great to hand out to parents or kids to help them learn fun facts and helpful tips about identifying and dealing with lice. 

Creating a Safer Community 

Fresh Heads Lice Removal is a company dedicated to creating a safer community by providing effective and easy lice treatment. Our services have been designed to relieve kids and their families suffering from lice infestations, and we use safe and effective methods to eliminate the problem. By offering these quick treatments, we can help prevent lice spread, which can be a serious health concern. By creating a safer community, we’re also helping to improve the overall well-being of individuals and families.

However, we understand that not all families have access to the lice treatment they need. We offer free expert head lice screenings and treatments to families in need so no one has to deal with an uncomfortable lice infestation.  

We also know that we can’t create a safer community alone. Giving back to other local organizations that support families in need and community development is important to us and crucial to truly making an impact. Since 2013, we have donated over $100,000 in charitable contributions to various community organizations. Learn more about our philanthropic efforts on our website. 

Looking for a Lice Clinic in Orlando, FL? Visit Fresh Heads!

Is your child or another member of your family struggling with lice? Do you keep finding nits, even though you try every over-the-counter treatment possible? If so, it’s time to invest in quality lice treatment with Fresh Heads Lice Removal. With locations in Savannah, GA, Jacksonville, FL, Jacksonville Beach, FL, and Orlando, FL, you can conveniently get the best lice treatment available. Visit one of our four locations to start your journey toward being lice-free! 

Schools Without Lice.

Schools Without Lice

At Fresh Heads Lice Removal, our mission is to get rid of lice in schools across the United States. We’ve partnered with the Lice Clinics of America to create the Schools Without Lice program. Through this program, we provide school nurses and teachers with free screenings, resources, and treatments. Together, we can have schools without lice!