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Head Lice Information For Parents

Head lice can be itchy and uncomfortable but are not a major public health concern because they do not spread illness or disease. Head lice are widely present around the world and can infest anyone. The following documents contain some information and recommendations for managing it.

Head lice - what you should know (PDF)

VCH - Head lice Fact Sheet (PDF)

VCH - Head lice Treatment (PDF)

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