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School Calendar 2018 - 19

Below is the health unit program and activity schedule for schools in the region during the 2018 - 19 school year. Activities may vary depending on the community. Contact your local health unit office for more information.

Activity Gr
Ongoing
  • Elementary school routine immunization clinics as needed
  • Secondary school routine immunization clinics as needed
  • Dental screening, oral hygiene instruction and preventive clinics
  • Sexual Health clinics (in secondary schools)
  • Sexual Health and Healthy Relationship presentations (on request)
  • Safe Food Handler course for students (certified course, on request, discounted cost for students)
  • You're the Chef leader training sessions (throughout the school year)
 
  
JK -8
9- 12
JK -8 

9-1 2
4-12

 9-12

4-8
September
  • Student Nutrition Program (SNP) first installment grant transfers to funded schools.
  • Dental screening letters sent to parents.
  • Consents for Hepatitis B, Meningococcal and Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine program.
  • PALS invitation letter sent to schools (Playground Activity Leaders in Schools).
  • OPHEA Healthy Schools Certification Registration
 K-12
 
 JK-8
  7
 
 5-7
 
K-12
October
  • Hepatitis B and HPV vaccine programs -  1st dose of each and Meningococcal quadrivalent vaccine (Menactra®) program.
  • Playground Activity Leaders in Schools (PALS) training for participating schools.
  • SNP reports for September due.
  • Workplace Wellness Challenge
 7
 

5-7
 
JK-12
Staff
November
  • OPHEA/Daily Physical Activity workshops and resources promoted to schools.
  • NFVP Evaluation - pretest (for participating schools)

JK-12

December
  • ​​HPV vaccine program – 2nd dose (for those eligible for the 3 dose series).
  • Mental Health Challenge

7-12

Staff
January
  • SNP second installment grant transfers to funded schools.
  • SNP reports due for Oct., Nov., and Dec. due
  • PALS mid-point evaluations in participating schools.
  • COMPASS surveys in secondary schools (Jan.-May).
  • Northern Fruit and Vegetable program begins (Jan.-June).

JK-12
JK-12
5-7
9-12
JK-8
February


March
  • Nutrition Month
  • Sun Safety Support for interested schools.
  • Active Safe Routes to School promotion- call for interested schools.
 
JK-12
JK-12
JK-12
April
  • HPV vaccine program – 2nd dose &Hepatitis B vaccine program – 2nd dose.
  • HPV vaccine program – 3rd dose (for those students eligible).
  • Dental Health Month.
  • SNP reports for Jan., Feb., and March due.
  • Brain Day events (concussion awareness).
7
 
7-12

JK-12
JK-12
JK-12

May
  • Mental Health Week – May 1-7
  • NFVP Evaluation – post-test (for participating schools)
JK-12
JK-8
June
  • PALS year-end celebration in participating schools
  • Hike it or Bike it Challenge
  • SNP reports for April, May and, June and application for 2019/20 school year are due
  • Safe Kids Week
 
5-7
JK-12
JK-12
 
JK-8