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.
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.
This booklet provides safety information about helmet use for a variety of activities. It also includes an example of a young boy’s experience of a head injury.
As part of the Gotta Brain Getta Helmet booklet, view this video featuring Savannah Smith, a motocross rider from Saskatchewan. Savannah shares information about her experiences, the importance of wearing a properly fitted helmet, and how to choose a helmet.