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Looking for Healthy Newsletter Ideas?  These inserts, created by the health unit, are ready for you to copy and paste right into your school newsletter each month!


Encouraging children to be active at recess is important! They will be more ready to learn...Make your schoolyard inviting and watch what happens!

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has purchased a set of tarmac stencils that schools can borrow. Contact Leigh Heathwood at for available dates.

For more information see links below:

Or contact your School Public Health Nurse today!

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Whether you are a School Board employee, school staff, parent/caregiver, community partner or student, you will find information on this website to help keep your school(s) healthy.  Browse through this section to find out more about health unit programs and services for schools, how to make your school a Healthy School, school health topics, curriculum supports and much more!

Find out more about the Healthy Schools Approach, and how we can work with you to enhance the physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual health of your school community!

If you can't find what you're looking for or have a question, call Health Connection at 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520, weekdays from 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. or email to consult with public health staff.

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