Public Health Curriculum Support

Public Health offers resources and teaching kits to residents and schools in Waterloo Region. Through your school board's courier, you can borrow and return resources with lesson plan ideas, games, models, DVDs, posters, and more from the Public Health Resource Library.

To request resources, click on the resource in the catalogue and select Request or contact us at 519-575-4400 ext. 2256, or phrl@regionofwaterloo.ca. You can also order Pamphlets for the following topics that are available to keep for your school.

Dental health

We offer information concerning dental health for the following grades:

For more information on dental health, check the Dental Health page.

Healthy eating 

We offer information concerning healthy eating for the following grades:

For more information on healthy eating, check the Healthy Eating page.

Healthy growth and development

We provide information and resources related to encouraging healthy growth and development in a school environment.

For more information on growth and development, check the Growth and Development page.

Immunization
 Resources for teachers and parents related to immunization include:

For more information on immunizations, check the School Immunizations page.

Infectious diseases

We offer information concerning infectious diseases for the following grades:

Additional resources

For more information, please visit the Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Diseases pages.

Physical health
 We offer information about physical health for the following grades:

For more information on physical health, check the Physical Activity and Children and the Physical Activity and Teens pages.

Road safety and injury prevention 

 We offer information about road safety and injury prevention for the following grades:

Sexual health 

 We offer information about sexual health and puberty for the following grades:

Additional resources

For more information on sexual health, check Puberty and Sexual Health page.

Skin cancer prevention 

For information on personal sun protection practices, check these resources:

For resources on how to get started with bringing shade to school, check the Shade Matters page.

For more information about skin cancer, check the Skin Cancer section on the Cancer page. 

Substance misuse and prevention 

We offer information about substance misuse and prevention for the following grades:

Additional resources

For more information on substance misuse and prevention, check the Alcohol and Drugs page. 

Smoking: tobacco prevention, protection and cessation

We offer resources about tobacco prevention, protection and cessation for teachers and parents for the following grades.

Other resources:

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