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School Age Children and Youth

Parents and caregivers play a key role in helping their children develop and maintain behaviors that will contribute to a healthy life. Public Health can provide parents and caregivers with information and resources to help encourage children to make healthy choices. Below, find links to other helpful resources and information on this website.

Back to School Planning

Concussion and Injury Prevention

Growth and Development

Healthy Eating

Healthy Sexuality

Immunization

Infection Control

Mental Health Promotion

Oral Health

Physical Activity

Road and off-Road Safety

Tobacco, Alcohol and Other Drugs

Sun Safety and UV Exposure

Vision Screening 

Need More Information About School Age Children and Youth?

Call 613-966-5500 or 1-800-267-2803.

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Effective January 5, Ontario has moved to Modified Step 2 of the Roadmap to Reopen, and students will temporarily pivot to remote learning.  A summary of current restrictions is available at covid-19.ontario.ca/public-health-measures.

SYMPTOMS OR EXPOSURE TO COVID-19?

Visit www.ontario.ca/exposed if you have symptoms of COVID-19, have tested positive, or you are a high risk contact.

COVID-19 VACCINES IN HPEPH

All eligible individuals must book an appointment for an immunization clinic at Ontario.ca/book-vaccine, or make an appointment at a participating local pharmacy. Please visit covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations for location and registration information.

For information about vaccinations for children and youth, visit  hpePublicHealth.ca/covid-19-vaccines-youth.