Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Delousing/Body Parasite Treatment

Code: LT-1750.1680

Programs that provide supplies, equipment and/or facilities for treating homeless people, school children and others who are infested with head lice, the microscopic mite Sarcoptes scabei which causes scabies or other body parasites. The programs eradicate the parasites on the person and on articles such as clothing and bed linens with which the individual has had contact; and help to prevent others from becoming infected.

See Also:

Head Lice Control (JP-1500.1700-300)

Personal/Grooming Needs (BM-6500.6500)