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Kelly Farrugia
Health Promotion

The Health Promotion division of the Healthy Schools Department offers support to all schools across Windsor-Essex County. A comprehensive team of Public Health Nurses (PHN), Health Promotion Specialists, and a Nutritionist work together to help enhance the health of students in our community.

A PHN is assigned to each school, and they are able to provide information, resources, and support to compliment the Health & Physical Education Curriculum.

The topics we support include:

  • Healthy eating and nutrition
  • Physical activity and sedentary behavior
  • Substance use and harm reduction
  • Injury prevention
  • Healthy growth and sexuality
  • Mental health and suicide prevention
  • Violence and bullying
  • Oral and vision health

Looking for more information?

If you’re an educator looking for further information about our services and how you can work towards a Comprehensive School Health approach, please visit our Educators page. This page will also link you to our curriculum-specific support.

If you’re an educator or parent looking for information about the immunizations required for school-aged children, please visit our Immunization For Your Children page.

If you have any questions about our resources and services, or are unsure who the nurse is for your school, please contact the Healthy Schools Department at 519-258-2146 ext. 1555 or