The Regional Municipality Of York

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York Region is committed to the development of healthy schools throughout the community. A healthy school can make a great impact on a student’s life by balancing nutrition, physical activity and overall well-being. York Region provides information, resources, materials and guidelines in order to help create a healthy school environment.

School staff, students and parents can access resources, tools and templates to support starting a Healthy Schools program.

Nutrition programs for schools provide services and resources to assist elementary and secondary schools in creating a healthy nutrition environment.

Keeping active throughout the day helps students’ minds and bodies stay healthy. Find tools and resources to stay active.

Educators can access resources to support human development, sexual health education and information on York Region’s sexual health clinics and programs.

Students engaged in healthy school programs and provided with leadership opportunities may feel more connected to their school community and become more resilient.

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  • Health Connection

  • 1-800-361-5653

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