Free school supplies will be given out at a lice clinic in Middleburg Heights

Free school supplies will be given out at a lice clinic in Middleburg Heights

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - Free school supplies will be given out at a lice clinic in Middleburg Heights.

The Lice Clinics of America will be providing $20 head checks and free bags of school supplies. According to a press release the event is being held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Aug. 12.

The free school supplies will be given out on a first come first served basis. The goal of the event is to create awareness of head lice treatment in the Cleveland community.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention an estimated 6 million to 12 million lice infestations occur each year among kids 3-11-years-old in the United States.

The clinic will also show parents how to remove head lice. Balloon animals and snacks will also be available for the kids.

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