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North shore school health manual

This North Shore school health manual outlines the services public health provides to schools and includes access to information and resources for school staff and families.
This manual is for schools and families in North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Lions Bay and Bowen Island.
View the manual by topic:

Section 1: Public Health nurse

Find the public health nurse for your North Shore school and learn more about the services they provide.

Section 2: Immunizations

Learn about the school immunization program and find out when an immunization clinic will be held at your school.

Section 3: Communicable Disease Control

Learn more about how schools and families can prevent the spread of communicable disease.

Section 4: Nutrition

Learn more about how the child and youth public health dietitian supports healthy eating environments in schools and how to contact them.

Section 5: Hearing

Learn about hearing screening in the school setting and other VCH hearing services.

Section 6: Vision

Learn about vision screening in the school setting and other VCH vision services.

Section 13: Head Lice

Find resources for head lice prevention and treatment. 

Section 14: Health protection

Learn about the services Environmental Health provides to schools including inspection, food safety, and tobacco control and enforcement.

Section 15: School transitions

Learn more about how to support healthy school transitions from entering kindergarten, moving to and leaving secondary school. 

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