A healthy school is one that promotes the physical, mental, social and spiritual health of the whole school community. The Ministry of Education recognizes and endorses the Healthy Schools framework in the Foundations for a Healthy School resource.
Every elementary and secondary school in Niagara has a public health nurse attached to it. The public health nurse can partner with teachers, support staff, students and parents to work towards the goal of a healthier school community for everyone.
Public Health can help elementary and secondary schools to:
Confidential one-on-one nursing services for students (in select schools) including:
To learn more about our services, or to speak directly to the public health school nurse at a particular school: