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:
Find the public health nurse for your North Shore school and learn more about the services they provide.
Learn about the school immunization program and find out when an immunization clinic will be held at your school.
Learn more about how schools and families can prevent the spread of communicable disease.
Learn more about how the child and youth public health dietitian supports healthy eating environments in schools and how to contact them.
Learn about hearing screening in the school setting and other VCH hearing services.
Learn about vision screening in the school setting and other VCH vision services.
Learn about dental screening in the school setting and low-cost dental care.
Find mental health and addiction services for children and youth.
Learn about the North Shore Youth Eating Disorders Program and additional resources.
Learn about services for children with disabilities or chronic, acute or palliative illness.
Learn more about sexual health and find a youth clinic on the North Shore.
Learn more about how to support these students in the school setting.
Find resources for head lice prevention and treatment.
Learn about the services Environmental Health provides to schools including inspection, food safety, and tobacco control and enforcement.
Learn more about how to support healthy school transitions from entering kindergarten, moving to and leaving secondary school.
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Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) provides health-care services through a network of hospitals, primary care clinics, community health centres and long-term care homes. Search our health-care services in Vancouver, Richmond, North and West Vancouver and along the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast and BC's Central Coast.