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Current situation

  • Publicly funded and private elementary and secondary schools:
    • All public and private schools will return to full-time in-person learning for the 2021-2022 school year with health and safety measures in place.
    • Remote learning will continue to be an option for students and families.
    For updated guidance from the Province, please visit COVID-19: health and safety measures at schools (external link).

Public Health Nurse Support for Schools

During the 2021-2022 school year, the Region's public health nurses will focus on:

  • supporting school board/private schools related to school operations during the COVID-19 pandemic;
  • providing infection prevention and control advice to schools; and
  • managing positive cases and outbreaks in school settings.

All schools continue to have access to school health information, resources and consultation. If you have any questions, please contact schoolhealth@halton.ca or call 311.

Online Services

COVID-19 Public Health Guidance and Resources

The following guidance is intended for school boards, administrators, trustees and staff.

Please direct your school community to visit Halton Region’s COVID-19 School and Child Care Information and COVID-19 webpages for more information.

Public Health Update for Schools

This electronic newsletter consolidates information, updates and resources from Halton Region Public Health on a variety of program areas.

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