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Newsletter Inserts for Parents

Ready to use inserts for your school newsletter or website!

The Healthy Schools Newsletter Inserts for Parents provide up-to-date information on health-related topics for parents/guardians. Add one or more of the inserts below into your school newsletters or on your school website.  The inserts are listed by health topic, inserts for elementary or secondary schools and recommended month of use.


Insert Format

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Inserts are in JPEG format.  To copy and paste an insert follow the steps below:

  • Click on the insert title (insert will appear in a separate web page)
  • Right-click on the insert and select Copy
  • Go to your newsletter or website where you want the insert to be added
  • Right-click and select Paste

Health Topic

Elementary School Inserts

Secondary School Inserts

Recommended Month of Use

Community Food Security

Healthy Ideas for Food Donations

Healthy Ideas for Food Donations

Any month

 

Dental (Oral Health)

Back to School Back to School September
Cavity Connection Cavity Connection Any month

Does Chewing Gum Prevent Cavities?

Does Chewing Gum Prevent Cavities?

September

Fluoride

Fluoride

Any month

Healthy Smiles Ontario (English)
Healthy Smiles Ontario (French)

Healthy Smiles Ontario (English)
Healthy Smiles Ontario (French)
Any month

How Much Sugar Is In Your Drink?

How Much Sugar Is In Your Drink?

Any month

Tips for Good Oral Health Tips for Good Oral Health Any month

 

Environmental Health

Environmental Health in Durham

Environmental Health in Durham

Any month

Pack a Safe Lunch

Pack a Safe Lunch

Any month

Hamburger Safety

Hamburger Safety

Any month

Talking Turkey

Talking Turkey

October, December, March & April

Personal protection against mosquitoes and West Nile virus

Personal protection against mosquitoes and West Nile virus

May, June & September

Everything You Wanted to Know About Bed Bugs!

Everything You Wanted to Know About Bed Bugs!

Any month

Lyme Disease - Get Tick Smart

Lyme Disease - Get Tick Smart

April - May

Lyme Disease - Get Ticked Off

Lyme Disease - Get Ticked Off

April - May

Rabies... Know the Facts

Rabies... Know the Facts

Sept-Oct, May-June

Potassium Iodide (KI) Tablets Potassium Iodide (KI) Tablets Any month
Keeping your hands clean Keeping your hands clean Fall/winter

 

Healthy Eating

Planting the Seed for Healthy Eating

Planting the Seed for Healthy Eating

February - April

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Any month

Starting Your Day Sunny Side Up!

Starting Your Day Sunny Side Up!

Any month

Family Fun with Vegetables and Fruit

 

Any month

 

Are they getting enough? Tips to get your teens to eat more vegetables and fruit

Any month

School lunches and snacks that make the grade!

 

Any month

Packing a Healthy School Lunch? Be Salt Savvy.

Packing a Healthy School Lunch? Be Salt Savvy.

Any month

Choose water first!

Choose water first!

Any month

Add Some Splash to the Holidays

Add Some Splash to the Holidays

November, December & January

Season’s Eatings - Eating Healthy as a Family During the Holidays

 

December, January & February

Nutrition is the Flavour of the Month

Nutrition is the Flavour of the Month

March

Create Healthy Routines for You and Your Family

 

Any month

 

Infectious Disease

Reliable Infectious Diseases Resources

Reliable Infectious Diseases Resources

Any month

 

Immunization

Has your child had their 4-6 year vaccines?

 

April, May June

Heading into Grade 9? It's time for your next immunization!

 

April, May June

Vaccinate... Then Update

Vaccinate... Then Update

Fall, Winter, Spring

Compare Your Child's Immunization Record

Compare Your Child's Immunization Record

Any month

School Based Vaccine Clinics

 

September, October & November

Who do you Fight the Flu for? Getting the Flu Shot does not just Protect You!

Who do you Fight the Flu for? Getting the Flu Shot does not just Protect You!

October, November & December

 

Aged 14-16?

Any Month

Is it Time For Your Next Immunization?

Is it Time For Your Next Immunization?

Any Month

 

Mental Health and Resiliency

Kids Can

 

Any month

Teen Resiliency

Teen Resiliency

Any month

Teen Resiliency Heading Into High School

Teen Resiliency Heading Into High School

Any month

Growing Resilient Children: Create Connections
(Part 1 of 3)

Growing Resilient Children: Create Connections
(Part 1 of 3)

Any month

Growing Resilient Children: Provide a Safe and Caring Home
(Part 2 of 3)

Growing Resilient Children: Provide a Safe and Caring Home
(Part 2 of 3)

Any month

Growing Resilient Children: Teach and Learn
(Part 3 of 3)

Growing Resilient Children: Teach and Learn
(Part 3 of 3)

Any month

 

Online Safety

Tips to Reduce Screen Time

Tips to Reduce Screen Time

Any Month

Be your child's online safety net

Be your child's online safety net

October

 

Physical Activity

Walk or Wheel Everyday!

Walk or Wheel Everyday!

Any month

Active Kids are Fit to Learn

Active Kids are Fit to Learn

Any month

Free Grade 5 Action Pass

 

September, October & November

Active parents, active kids

Connect with your teen through physical activity

Any month

Help your kids be active for life

 

Any month

 

Positive Parenting

Check Out Healthy Durham Families Social Media Sites

Check Out Healthy Durham Families Social Media Sites

Any month

Positive Parenting

Positive Parenting

Any month

It Begins with Family

 

Any month

 

Healthy Sleep Routines for your Family

Any month

 

Personal Safety and Injury Prevention

Car Seat Safety

 

Any month

 

Prepare your Teen for the Road

Any month

Car and Booster Seat Safety

 

Any month

Heads Up On Concussions

Heads Up On Concussions

Any month

Keeping Kids Safe

 

Any month

 

Substance Use and Abuse

You, Your Teen and Marijuana

You, Your Teen and Marijuana

Any month

Teens Are Getting High on Prescription Pain Medication

Teens Are Getting High on Prescription Pain Medication

Any month

You, Your Teen and Alcohol

You, Your Teen and Alcohol

Any month

Alcohol and Energy Drinks

Alcohol and Energy Drinks

Any month

 

Sun Safety

General Sun Safety Awareness

General Sun Safety Awareness

Any month

Tanning Beds

Tanning Beds

Any month

 

Tobacco-Free Living

Smoke-Free Movies

Smoke-Free Movies

Any month

Today's Tobacco

Today's Tobacco

Any month

Keep the Bus Stop Smoke-Free

 

Any month

Know What's In Your Mouth (Intermediate)

Know What's In Your Mouth

Any month

New Steps Towards a Smoke-Free Ontario

New Steps Towards a Smoke-Free Ontario

Any month


For more information call Durham Health Connection Line
905-666-6241 or 1-800-841-2729