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National Pediculosis Association
1005 Boylston Street
Newton, MA 02161
The National Pediculosis Association is a non-profit health agency dedicated to promoting public education about Pediculosis and the prevention and treatment of lice and scabies. Pediculosis is the medical term for any type of louse infestation. Incorporated in 1983, the National Pediculosis Association has worked to build awareness about head lice prevention and has helped to standardize head lice control policies nationwide. In addition, the National Pediculosis Association seeks to protect children from the misuse of potentially harmful lice and scabies pesticidal treatments. The National Pediculosis Association provides information and educational materials which can be downloaded from our website - www.headlice.org. The Association also offers products including the LiceMeister Comb, Head Lice and Nit Removal Kit, t-shirts, videos for instruction and entertainment, coloring books, stickers and free Critter Cards to help identify lice and nits.
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