Guide and Manual, 2010
A Walking School Bus (WSB) is a group of children (passengers) and adults (drivers and conductors) who walk to and from school along a designated, safe route. The “bus” picks up students and drops them off in the reverse order in the afternoon. This guide identifies the benefits, such as safety, environmental, and health of a WSB. It also goes through the process needed to set up a Walking School Bus.
Information Card, 2012
The Million Messages program is the development of a comprehensive plan to standardize messages given to parents about injury by public or community health nurses. Each of these messages is simple, consistent, routine, and targets an issue that affects children at specific stages in their growth and development. The messages are developed for visits during the prenatal, newborn, two months, four months, six months, twelve months, eighteen months, and preschool periods. This program was developed by Capital Health in Alberta.
Booklet, Revised 2023
All children depend on the adults around them to provide safe, healthy environments to learn, grow, and develop new skills. This booklet will support caregivers in preparing for each stage of child development, to better predict and prevent injuries to children from 5 to 9 years of age.
Safety tips are included for at home and in the community and address the following topics: falls, playgrounds, trampolines, choking, poisoning, bike and wheel safety, pedestrian safety, drowning, and car seats.
Click on the different category headings to find out more. You can also change some of your preferences. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer.
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features.
We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. You can check these in your browser security settings.
We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. Changes will take effect once you reload the page.
Google Webfont Settings:
Google Map Settings:
Google reCaptcha Settings:
Vimeo and Youtube video embeds: