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National Pediculosis Association, Inc.


Contact Information

Linda Menditto, Operations Director
1005 Boylston Street, STE 343
Newton, MA 02461

1-800-323-1305 (Voice - Toll-free), Ext. 7938 (for resources)
617-905-0176 (Voice),
1-800-235-1305 (FAX),

Internet Resources


Abstract

The National Pediculosis Association (NPA) is the only non-profit health and education agency dedicated to protecting children from the misuse and abuse of potentially harmful lice and scabies pesticidal treatments. As part of its mission, the NPA works to encourage our nation's health and child care professionals to adopt standardized head lice management programs http://www.headlice.org/downloads/nonitpolicy.htm to keep children in school lice and nit free. Communities that promote head lice prevention programs demonstrate a commitment to health and wellness. Founded in 1983, the National Pediculosis Association®, Inc. (NPA) is a 501 c 3 non-profit volunteer organization including scientific advisors dedicated to protecting children and their environment from the misuse and abuse of over-the-counter chemical treatments for lice and prescription pediculicides. Proceeds from the LiceMeister® comb allow the NPA to be self-sustaining and accomplish its mission.

Publications

Fill out the registration form to gain unlimited access to free downloads and educational resources. For unlimited access to NPA’s free educational resources and awareness information for print and sharing visit: http://headlice.org/ftforms/dl.php

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Notes

Updated contact info, Abstract and online resources. MP

Audit

Date Entered: 7/1/1997
Date Edited: 12/3/2012
Date Revised: 9/27/2011
Health Referral Number: HR2088
Accession Number: DP91A0616

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