Pests in Schools

Maine schools are required to adopt integrated pest management policies to protect students and staff while promoting academic success. School nurses frequently play an active role in educating staff about potential and actual pests in the school setting. Resources for the School Nurse on the Maine Integrated Pest Management

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Bedbugs

Bedbugs and Schools: EPA                                                 Bedbugs and Schools: Maine

Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes Fact Sheet for Nurses                                      Curriculum and resources from Maine CDC

Pediculosis (Head Lice)

Headlice Guidance                                                              National Association of School Nurses Head Lice Resources

Rodents

Rodent Fact Sheet for School Nurses

Ticks

Ticks Fact Sheet for Nurses                                                  Landscape Checklist

Sample Parent Notification of Tick Bite                                 Tick Take Home Facts

Curriculum and resources from Maine CDC