Just for You - Children
We have some fun and helpful resources just for kids! Some of these topics may be seem serious, but it's important to know how these issues will affect your health.
For a list of resources about your health and the surrounding environment, food safety and consumer product safety, consult the Consumer Information page.
- Your Child's Prescription: Important Questions to Ask
- Cough and Cold Medicine for Children
- Frequently Asked Questions - New Labelling for Cough and Cold Product Use in Children
- Video: Video clip with Health Canada spokesperson
We have some great resources available to help you learn more about being more physically active and making healthier eating choices.
Help With Your Homework
Need information about tobacco for your school project? Consult our Tobacco Youth Zone!
Injuries: How not to get them!
- Have a Safe and Spooky Halloween
- Safe Summer Fun (health tips)
- Wise Winter Fun (health tips)
- Stop...Look...and... Stay Safe
National Child Day
National Child Day marks the day of the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. By ratifying this Convention in 1991, Canada made a commitment to ensure that all children are treated with dignity and respect.
It is never too early to start looking after your child's oral health. Even before your child has their first tooth, it is important to begin good oral hygiene habits. Learn more about your child's oral health by consulting our Oral Health section.
Health Canada shares a joint initiative with Environment Canada called the UV Index Sun Awareness Program. This program is aimed at elementary and high school teachers to teach their students how to use the UV index as a tool to better protect themselves from the harmful UV rays from the sun. Consult our UV Index Sun Awareness Program section to learn more about the program, consult our resources and register your school.
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