6-12 years - Powell River is committed to growing healthy kids and families

Powell River Community Health

Powell River Community Health offers a range of services and can point you in the right direction for health concerns and questions. School aged immunizations, school-entry hearing screening, dental screening, vision screening, and speech and language services are available here.

Your child’s healthy development is important to Powell River agencies.

Powell River Association for Community Living

The Jean Pike Centre

offers support for Powell River children and families, including early intervention and school-aged therapies

Powell River is committed to growing healthy kids!

The Kids Health site provides abundant information on healthy living, sickness, medication, growth and development.

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Use the “search” function for easy answers to questions.

Quick links to information are included here:

Your Child’s Vision

Your Child’s Mouth and Teeth

Your Child’s Hearing

Speech and Language Therapy

Immunizations in Canada

Health Link BC

For information on immunization and disease control see BC Centre for Disease Control

Safety

Providing a safe environment for your child is your responsibility. 

We’d like to encourage you to explore the following sites to ensure that you are providing your child with the safest way to grow up. 

Parachute - a site that replaces Safe Kids Canada

Additional safety resource links are included here:

BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation

ICBC

Transport Canada

Health Canada

BC Children’s Hospital

National Fire Protection Association

A local source on Fire Safety for kids

Safety Tips Online

Babysitter’s Training and Helpful Tips –

Babysitting: The Basics

St. John Ambulance Training

Babysitter's Training Course - to access babysitting inforrmation enter babysitting tips in the search engine on this website

Leaving Children Home Alone

Leaving Your Child Home Alone

Bike Safety

Sports & Exercise Safety

Water Safety & Boating

 

 

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