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Schools & Child Care

The School Health Program

The School Health program promotes optimal health, developmental potential and learning among school-aged children and youth in Simcoe County and the District of Muskoka. Our staff work in close collaboration with local school board partners, school staff and administrators, students, families, and community partners to make school communities a healthy place for all.

Our approach is evidence based, and aligns closely with the Ministry of Education’s Foundations for a Healthy School framework. We promote and support a range of health topics.

How working with the School Health program changed one school environment:

We offer:

  • Local and provincial data on a variety of topics related to the health of school-aged children and youth.
  • Consultations with educators to support professional development and implementation of health curriculum.
  • Support with creating and implementing school health action plans.
  • Student engagement and leadership opportunities.
  • Mental health initiatives, such as stress management and youth asset development.
  • Evidence-based parenting education and support parent engagement.
  • Assistance with writing funding applications.
School Board Liaison
Public Health Nurse
Jennifer, RN
Note: support also provided to CSViamonde and Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir
School Board Liaison
Public Health Nurse
Naomi Wachowiak

Naomi, RN



Public Health

Jody, RD


Public Health Nutritionist
Renée, RD
Public Health Nurse
Christine, RN
(Collingwood / Georgian West & Angus)
Public Health Nurse
Kim, RN
(Muskoka and Francophone)
Public Health Nurse
Linda, RN 
Public Health Nurse
Jason, RN 
(Bradford and South West Simcoe)
Public Health Nurse
Maryanne, RN 
Public Health Nurse
Erin, RN 
(Barrie and Innisfil)
 Public Health Nurse
Amilynn, RN
(North Simcoe)


Call 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520 to book an appointment with your local School Health representative.

Follow us on Twitter: @smhealthyschool
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