School nurses provide support to schools by preventing diseases and injuries, and helping to support those with health concerns.
Public Health nurses (PHNs) work in partnership with school staff, students, parents and community to promote health and prevent disease and injury for school-aged children and youth.
View a listing of public health nurses and the schools they cover.
Examples of activities include:
Collaboration and consultation on Health Promoting School Initiatives
Infectious disease follow-up
Consultation on health education curriculum and activities
Consultation for students with special health needs