Contact(s)

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Services

A Public Health Nurse (PHN) is available to provide consultation with school staff, students and parents on tobacco-related topics and issues. To speak to a PHN call 519-575-4400.

A Youth Engagement Lead is available to provide consultation with school staff on how to engage youth to create a tobacco prevention strategy within their school, or to answer any questions related to the Region of Waterloo's Youth Engagement Approach. To speak to a Youth Engagement lead, call 519-575-4400 x 3497.


Curriculum Resources

Grade K-8:

Grade 9-12:


Fact sheets, guidelines, legislation, definitions...

Electronic Cigarettes

Region of Waterloo Public Health Fact Sheet

The Ontario Tobacco Research Unit - Electronic Cigarette Reading List - A brief selection of journal articles, online reports and other web-based material on the topic of Electronic Cigarettes

The Ontario Tobacco Research Unit - RECIG Expert Panel: Study Conclusions and Policy Implications

Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns & Trends. Special Supplement: E-cigarettes in Canada 

Water Pipe Smoking

Region of Waterloo Public Health Fact Sheet

The Ontario Tobacco Research Unit - An Update on Water Pipe Use in Ontario

The Non-Smokers' Rights Association - Various reports and information on water pipes

Youth Engagement Applied to Tobacco Prevention

The above links under Curriculum Resources have many youth tobacco prevention activities. View the Youth Engagement Approach link below to learn more about youth engagement, implementation, principles, and the benefits.

Tobacco Cessation

Protection from Second and Third Hand Smoke


Public Health Reports

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