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Should parents inform the school and daycare that their child has lice?

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Dr. Cristina Carballo
Pediatrics - Neonatology
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In brief: YES!!

Absolutely. Lice is very contagious and all children who had contact with the infected child should also be examined.

In brief: YES!!

Absolutely. Lice is very contagious and all children who had contact with the infected child should also be examined.
Dr. Cristina Carballo
Dr. Cristina Carballo
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

The day care should know so they can identify any operations within their center that could increase risk of kids passing this around & take steps to avoid it.
Once treated, most will not hassle you about returning your kid to the daycare.

In brief: Yes

The day care should know so they can identify any operations within their center that could increase risk of kids passing this around & take steps to avoid it.
Once treated, most will not hassle you about returning your kid to the daycare.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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