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A Public Health Nurse (PHN) is assigned to each school in the Windsor-Essex County. The role of the school nurse is to promote healthy living behaviours for students of all ages by supporting the Health & Physical Education Curriculum.

The topics we support are:

  • Healthy eating and nutrition
  • Physical activity
  • Substance misuse
  • Injury prevention
  • Sexual health and healthy relationships
  • Mental health and wellness

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

If you are an early learning professional in Windsor-Essex County and are looking for some ideas to promote health, please contact the Family Health Department at 519-258-2146 ext. 1350. We can answer your questions and provide you with some strategies and resources to make teaching health fun and exciting for you and the children in your care.

Teacher Resources

Looking for topic information or supportive resources?

Our online database contains a variety of resources and tools to assist you with your lessons.

Teacher’s Resource DropBox

PLEASE NOTE: New resources will be added throughout the year as organizations produce new material. Additionally, resources may be removed if the information becomes out-of-date, please check back regularly for the most current items.