Parasites

Overview
A parasite needs a host to survive, and we are its food source. The best way to prevent contracting a parasite is to avoid close contact with those who are infected, bathe, and change clothes daily.

Lice Resources
Scabies Resources
For information about Scabies, please view Scabies Information.

Bedbugs
To eliminate bedbugs:
  • Remove debris, such as wood and paper trash piles, where these bugs may hide
  • Use insect sprays in cracks in floors or bed frames where you think bugs could hide
  • Wash bedding frequently
For more information about bedbugs, please view Bedbug Information.