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Public Health Nurses in Schools


Public health nurses work to enhance health in entire school communities. Learn about how public health nurses support schools in Halton Region.

Role of public health nurses

The Halton Region Health Department works with schools to promote the health and developmental potential of children and youth. Public health nurses (PHNs) work with schools to enhance the physical, mental, social and spiritual health of the entire school community by:

  • building relationships
  • collaborative planning
  • engaging students, staff and parents
  • developing community partnerships

School Years Health Program Supports

All Halton Region schools receive the following supports: