Becoming a Health Promoting School

Are you interested in becoming a Health Promoting School?

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The Importance of Supporting School Health Promotion Strategies

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Welcome to Tri-County Health Promoting School

This website was created to act as a resource for schools to become Health Promoting Schools.  As you explore this website, you will find:

  • Information on how to become a health promoting school
  • What other schools are doing and their success stories
  • Reliable health and education websites, tools and other resources for your school and classroom
  • The latest health and education news
  • Upcoming professional development opportunities

 

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Quickfacts

"According to a 2004 Canadian Community Health Survey, children who eat five or more servings of fruit and vegetables a day are significantly less likely to develop overweight and obesity than children who eat less than 3 servings per day."

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/surveill/nutrition/commun/cchs_guide_escc-eng.php