Kalamaoo County

Health and Community Services

Comparison of New State of Michigan Policy and The No Nit Policy

Michigan Policy No Nit Policy
1. Status New 2004 Gold Standard
2. Exclude for nits Only within inch from scalp Yes
3. Exclude for live lice Yes Yes
4. When to exclude Only when live lice are found at the end of the day Discreetly at school discretion
5. Treatment Manual removal of nits'
Use pediculocides if live lice observed.
Manual removal of nits

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