Entries by Cherie Parker

Don’t blame the school!

Head lice are a nuisance for parents. Often parents panic, become frustrated when treating head lice multiple times and blame the school. In addition to being icky, treatment can be difficult, time consuming and tedious. Parents have been known to be very vocal about head lice out breaks. Head Lice and School Policies In the […]

Does RID really work for head lice?

Does RID really work? is a question we hear all the time. According to the National Pediculosis Association, there are no over-the-counter or prescription treatments to kill lice that are totally safe and scientifically proven to be 100% effective against head lice and nits. Some maybe harmful pesticides and if they don’t work can lead to […]

Summer Camp

Summer Camp Head Lice Services Summer camp always has head lice looming around. Heartland Healthy Heads Lice Removal and Resource Center offers services for camps to ensure kids are lice free before entering camp. The best way to stop lice from looming through your camp is to have every child and staff member screened for […]

Head Lice Facts

Heartland Health Heads is here to educate the community and provide head lice facts. The American Academy of Pediatrics ( www.aap.org) estimates that 6-12 million people get head lice in the United States each year. Contrary to some myths, lice are just as likely to infest a clean head as they are a dirty one. […]

Is it lice? Do I use head lice shampoo?

Is it lice? Do I use head lice shampoo? An estimated six to 12 million infestations occur in the U.S. annually. It is particularly common among pre-school and elementary school children. Head lice do not transmit any diseases, but they are very contagious and can be very itchy. To determine if your child has been infected […]

Lice Clinics of America

What is Lice Clinics of America? Lice Clinics of America a large network of lice treatment professionals who are dedicated to providing the safest, fastest and most effective treatment for head lice. Heartland Healthy Heads is a preferred provider for Lice Clinics of America and also certified by the Shepherd Institute to identify head lice […]