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2017/2018 Healthy School Award

Support Health In Your School!

Durham Region Health Department is pleased to offer the Healthy School Award to elementary and secondary schools in Durham Region. The award has been offered to elementary and secondary schools for many years. The award recognizes schools for their commitment to a healthy schools approach in the prevention of chronic diseases, injuries and substance misuse.

Applications Forms

The Healthy School Award recognizes schools for supporting at least one of the following health topics:

The award complements the Ministry of Education's "Foundations for a Healthy School" document. Each health topic is divided into the 5 healthy school components:

  • Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
  • School and Classroom Leadership
  • Student Engagement
  • Social and Physical Envrironment
  • Home, School and Community Partnerships

There is a public health nurse associated with each school in Durham Region
Click here to find your public health nurse

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