Healthy Learners in School Program
The Healthy Learners in School Program is a Public Health program available through the Regional Health Authorities.
Elementary school students and some middle and high school students across the province.
The Healthy Learners in School Program develops and supports health promotion efforts that:
- Involve all areas of health which includes physical, emotional and social health
- Aim to prevent injury and disease
- Support healthy decision-making and behaviors which will last into adulthood
- Encourage successful learning.
Public Health nurses with the Healthy Learners in School program work at the school district level with the District Health Committee. At the high school level, nurses work with a School Health Committee. These committees have representatives from the district, its schools, principals, teachers and parents, as well as communities.
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