Health Resources for Schools

To learn more about addressing health issues in your school, explore the health topics below and discover web-based, community, and curriculum-support resources.



Bed Bugs

  • Bed Bugs
  • To report bed bugs or other pest infestations call 905-546-2489

Child Welfare

Dental and Oral Health

  • Dental services and clinics
    905-546-2424 ext 5369
  • Dental Clinics & Programs
  • Oral health screening will be available for all JK, SK and Grade 2 students. Additional grades may be screened based on the previous year’s oral health screening results.



Food Access Guide

Food Safety

  • Food Safety
  • Call 905-546-2489 for Public Health Inspection

Growth and Development

Head Lice (Bug Busters Clinics)

Healthy Eating & Nutrition


Infectious Diseases

  • For handwashing kits book via the Discovery Centre (HWDSB) or Medianet (HWCDSB)
  • Report outbreaks to 905-546-2063
  • Fax chickenpox reports to
  • Lyme Disease & Ticks
  • Rabies, Report bites to
    905-546-2424 ext 3327 

LGBTQ2S+ Resources

Mental Health Promotion

Needles on School Property

  • Needles on School property

Newcomer Resources


Personal Safety & Injury Prevention

Physical Activity

Positive School Climate

Resources for Indigenous Communities

Road and Off Road Safety

Sit Less, Move More

Substance Use & Addictions

Tobacco & Vaping

Visual Health Services

  • More information coming soon

Youth Engagement

Youth Services