The Windsor-Essex Country Health Unit (WECHU) is excited to celebrate École secondaire catholique l'Essor for achieving Gold status in the OPHEA Certification Program for 2021/2022.
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Students in grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 and attending school in Windsor-Essex County, are reminded to check their immunization record (the yellow card they received when they got their first vaccine) to make sure they’re up-to-date on their vaccines.
The Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) R.S.O.1990 requires all students in Ontario to be up to date on immunizations.
Promoting physical activity is a key component of a Healthy School. As such, the Healthy Schools Department staff are available to help support active transportation work at schools across our region. You can reach out to the department at 519-258-2146 ext.
A grant from the Ontario Active School Travel Fund was secured for the region, and will help support active school travel work from January 2021 until June 2022. Six pilot schools across the region will receive a variety of supports to develop and promote school travel plans.
School travel planning involves the development of action plans to remove concerns around routes used by students. When concerns are reduced, routes will be safer, making them more likely to be used.
Using active modes of transportation has many benefits for students, families, and the environment.