Every year as kids return to school, so do thousands of cases of lice. This year's spread was slowed a considerable amount with kids not being within jumping distance.

Doctors are warning parents to check their kids even if the kids have been socially distant this whole time.

The school checkers have done their jobs, and now it's the parents' turn.

The biggest thing is for parents to be vigilant, and check their kid's hair, especially the new strain of the insect that experts say are unaffected by medicines and ointments.

To get rid of the bugs, remember to use Ovide shampoo, and you can also always just pick every single one out of the hair.

Read more at WGN9

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