School nurses assist teachers with implementing the Ontario Health and Physical Activity curriculum (including the Growth and Development Strands for grades 5-8) and can help school staff and school councils address school-based health issues, like nutrition, physical activity, injury prevention, healthy relationships, substance abuse, and smoking cessation.
- Make classroom health presentations
- Meet with individual students about specific health concerns
- Link students with community resources such as counselling and mental health services
Contact your school nurse