Healthy students learn better. They attend school more regularly, feel better about themselves, and get along better with others. The Northwestern Health Unit offers a variety of school health programming for both students and teachers.
The following services are provided by the health unit in schools:
Comprehensive School Health
Learn how students, parents and school staff can work together to make their school a healthier place to learn, work and play.
Learn more about how immunizations not only improve the health of each student, but also the overall health of the school population.
Parent Engagement in Healthy Schools
Parent engagement in healthy schools is connected to better outcomes for students, and healthy children are better prepared to learn. Learn how parents can be involved and ways to engage others.
You're the Chef
YTC is a cooking program that focuses on increasing vegetable and fruit intake and encourages lifelong healthy eating habits in young people. Learn more about how the You're the Chef program and how to starting running the program in your school or community.
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