Information and resources for this page are currently being updated and will be posted as they become available. Select school-based health promotion programs have been temporarily suspended.  As a result, not all services listed are available.

A Healthy Start to School provides information, tips and advice to support a child’s transition to kindergarten.

The Clean Hands Kit provides activities and videos to teach children in Grades 4 to 6 how to effectively clean their hands.

See Guidelines on Communicable Diseases for more information.

COVID-19 guidance for elementary & secondary schools can be found here. General COVID-19 information, and information on COVID-19 vaccines is also available.

At this time, the risk of monkeypox to children in Toronto is low. Learn more about monkeypox, including how to spot the differences between monkeypox, chickenpox and hand, foot & mouth disease.

Information on the dental screening program for students in Grades JK to 8, as well as information for high school screenings and workshops, and curriculum resources.

Information on head lice identification, treatment and prevention.

Information on The Healthy Schools program and approach, including the Healthy Schools Toolkit.

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Public Health Nurses work directly with schools to promote and advocate for Healthy Schools. Contact the Liaison Public Health Nurse linked to your school to find out more information.

The inTO Kids’ Health program promotes physical health and mental well-being of school-aged children using the ’10-5-2-1-0′ recommendations for sleep, nutrition, screen time, and physical activity.

Outdoors: The Ultimate Playground provides physical activity information, tips and guidelines for child care providers, educators and parents of children ages 6 to 12 years.

Rainbow Fun is a physical activity and healthy eating program for children ages 3 to 6 years.

Information on the free vaccinations offered to Grade 7 students.

Information and resources to support and guide teachers in sexual health education for students in Grades 5 to 12, including lesson plans, videos and pamphlets.

The Student Nutrition Program provides healthy meals and snacks to over 208,000 Toronto students. Find information on the program, workshops, and application details.

Activities to be used with children from Preschool to Grade 6 to educate them on the importance of sun safety.

The Take Action Towards Healthy Living resource uses a school-wide approach to promote a healthy school environment for students in Grades JK to 8, including topics on  mental Health, personal hygiene, healthy eating and more.

Information to help parents and other adults understand issues related to teenage use alcohol and cannabis.

Information on how to promote walking to school with parents and students.

The Healthy Schools and Substance Misuse Prevention Youth Leadership Initiatives aim to build resiliency among youth leaders in Grades 7 to 12. Topics include substance misuse, mental health and well-being, building leadership skills and  taking action on an area of focus.

For school information on COVID-19 go to the COVID-19 Guidance: Elementary & Secondary Schools webpage.

For general COVID-19 information go to the Toronto Public Health COVID-19 webpage. See COVID-19 Vaccines.

Find the Liaison Public Health Nurse linked to your school.