Oh the joy of the Holidays, preparation for Christmas and school break vacations, the excitement in the air in early December overcomes adults and children. As we prepared for 2021 Christmas and the 2021 school winter break, the joy of the celebrations ahead and planned trips took over. Many of us had wonderful out of country trips planned. With Covid19 numbers somewhat under control in the latter part of last year, it seemed that trip planning and party planning had returned almost back to pre-covid level.
Lice outbreaks at schools after Thanksgiving were out of control, which is expected.
Usually, when families and friends gather together during Thanksgiving, the lice outbreaks prevail as cousins re-unite, sleepovers are numerous, and parental attention to children's hygiene is diminished due to all the hosting and traveling on their plates. Upon return to school after such fun filled Thanksgiving, and once parents regain control of their schedules and children's routine, they begin to notice signs of lice outbreak: itchy scalp, bumps at the nape of the neck, which are louse bite