Please remember that your child should be kept at home when they are feeling unwell. This speeds the healing process and also prevents the spread of germs. Encourage your child to wash their hands frequently to discourage the spread of communicable diseases.
Our Public Health Nurse can be reached at the Ottawa Public Health (613-580-6744).
Public Health Nurses of the Ottawa-Carleton Health Department work together with the schools, child care facilities and community groups to control head lice. They provide workshops for parents, teachers, child care providers and community groups on request.
Information is available from the Ottawa-Carleton Health Department
Child and Adolescent Director - 722-2281 (ask for the information Line)