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Welcome To Kindergarten/Kindergarten Orientation

Your school’s public health nurse is available to support your Welcome to Kindergarten sessions

Some Examples Include:
  • Helping to run interactive activity stations
  • Presenting to parents/guardians on various health topics (e.g. healthy eating, resiliency)
  • Providing health resources/information for parents/guardians
  • Helping to link you to other community agencies (e.g. Local Libraries, School Settlement Workers)

Healthy Resources/Information

The Health Department provides a variety of resources, programs and services relevant to the Welcome To Kindergarten program.

Some topics include:

  • healthy eating
  • growth and development
  • school readiness
  • parenting
  • positive mental health
  • resiliency
  • physical activity
  • dental health
  • immunization

Sample Resources

Local Schools Boards: Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Durham District School Board Logo
Durham Catholic District School Board Logo
Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board Logo
Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board Logo

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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