Childhood Diseases and Ailments
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Wondering what to do when a student has head lice? Have a look at Island Health's guide to Head Lice Management.
Head lice are common, especially among children between the ages... Read more
Did you know that British Columbia’s PharmaCare program includes a specific plan to provide financial assistance for most psychiatric medications?
It’s the No-Charge Psychiatric Medication Plan, also known as Plan G.... Read more
ORCA Dental Clinic
The purpose is to provide children and adolescents under 19 years of age from low-income families access to oral care in a not for profit setting. It is... Read more
The Concussion Awareness Training Tool includes three toolkits providing training in the recognition, treatment and management of concussion for:
Parents, Players, and Coaches
CATT is free, accessible and regularly updated... Read more
Eye See … Eye Learn® is a children’s vision program providing Kindergarten students with comprehensive eye exams and, if prescribed, one free pair of eyeglasses. Good eye health and vision... Read more
The BC Healthy Kids Program helps low income families with the costs of basic dental care and prescription eye wear for their children. Eligible clients include dependent children under 19 years... Read more
*Note: This program has been paused as of September 2022. We will update when the program is reinstated.
The MedicAlert® Foundation Canada is a charitable organization which is the leading provider... Read more