Hours: M-F: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
After Hours Phone: 563-326-8618
DEAF RELAY: (Hearing or Speech Impaired) 711 or 1-800-735-2942
Number is available 24/7 to report public health emergencies.
Weekend Disease Reporting Hotline: 1-800-362-2736
Pediculosis, better known as head lice is common during childhood. Anyone, however, of any age and any social class can get head lice. Children, as they play together in daycare, preschool, elementary and middle schools tend to get head lice more often.
As a part of a community plan, the Scott County area schools will support families by emphasizing prevention, early detection, and education as the best method in controlling head lice.
School staff and school nurses play an important role in stopping the spread of head lice. The Scott County head lice guidelines rely on your help to keep children in school by performing best practice in head lice management.
The School’s Role in Head Lice Management: