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Public Health Nurses Supporting Schools


Public health nurses work to enhance the health and wellbeing of school communities. Learn about how public health nurses support schools in Halton Region.

Role of public health nurses

The Halton Region Health Department works to promote the health and developmental potential of children and youth. Public health nurses work to enhance the physical, mental, social and spiritual health of entire school communities.

Public health nurses work collaboratively on policies, programs and building environments that promote mental health, healthy eating behaviours, access to nutritious food, and prevent substance use/misuse. Public health nurses also provide information and resources on other health topics.

School Years Health Program supports

All Halton Region schools have access to the following: