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HealthLink North County

For more information send us an email or phone 760-740-4266.

A school-health focused, public/private partnership to improve health and education outcomes for North San Diego County's school children. Partners include school nurses, community clinics, local and countywide programs, public health nurses and County Health and Human Services Agency staff. Activities include bi-monthly meetings featuring community presentations, networking and resource sharing, and an email information list of over 200 partners.

Facilities where this Service is offered

 

Email Information Sharing

Participants in HealthLink North County receive communication by email of important resources, services, upcoming events and other relevant school-health related information. Messages are sent once or twice a month and often include attached flyers and other documents as well as links to on-line information. Participants are encouraged to share resources by sending them to the HealthLink Coordinator via email. To sign up for this service, simply send a request to the email listed below (or download program information and contact sheet ).

HealthLink Public Health Nursing

HealthLink North County has a Public Health Nursing component. Two dedicated nurses work with North County schools and districts to address health and wellness issues interfering with school attendance or performance.

  • In North Coastal Region, contact Lupe Flores at 760-967-4454.
  • In North Inland Region, contact Bea Moniz at 760-740-4050.

HealthLink nurses are also available in the other four HHSA Regions:

Events

HealthLink North County Celebrates 10 Years!

For 10 years, HealthLink North County has been working together to improve health and education outcomes for North County school-aged children through the promotion of coordinated school health. HealthLink North County has achieved some great accomplishments over the years: the School Food Summit, the School Fitness Summit and the Nutrition to Grow On curriculum, just to name a few.

Please join us in celebrating the success of reaching this 10-year milestone and highlighting the great work of the collaborative:

Tuesday, September 29, 2009
8:30 –10:00 a.m.
North County Regional Education Center
(map)
255 Pico Avenue, San Marcos 92069

Keeping in line with the traditional 10-year anniversary gift of aluminum or tin, we encourage you to BRING canned food donations to support North Coastal Public Health Center’s “Little Angel’s Pantry” to benefit local needy families.

Please RSVP by Friday, September 18, 2009 by contacting Jenel Lim at Jenel.Lim@sdcounty.ca.gov or (760) 740-4266. Light refreshments will be provided.
Please click on this flyer link for more details.

Thank you for your commitment to serving San Diego County school-aged children!

Meetings

Meetings are held every other month on the 4th Tuesday from 8:30 - 10:00 AM with a break for the summer months.

For the 2009-2010 school year, meetings are scheduled for:

  • September 29th
  • December 1st
  • January 25th
  • March 22nd
  • May 24th

Meetings are held at the HHSA Children's Mental Health office conference room at 340 Rancheros Drive, Suite 298 in San Marcos.

2006 School Fitness Summit

HealthLink North County, together with the Coalition on Children and Weight San Diego and the County Supervisor Ron Roberts, is hosting the School Fitness Summit on March 2, 2006.

2005 School Food Summit

HealthLink North County, together with the Coalition on Children and Weight San Diego and the County Supervisor Pam Slater-Price, hosted the School Food Summit on March 9, 2005. Over 240 people attended, including school and district representatives, and others who influence the school nutrition environment.

"Nutrition to Grow On" Toolkit

HealthLink North County, together with the University of California Cooperative Extension, has developed the "Nutrition to Grow On" toolkit for 4th - 6th graders.
These toolkits were created to provide the "tools" and supplies needed to create a classroom garden as well as a nutrition and gardening curriculum. The toolkits were distributed to 21 school districts in North County in March 2007. Technical assistance, training, guest speakers and other resources are available to support the teacher's implementation of the toolkit activities, which also helps to support the goals of district's Local Wellness policy. To learn more, please click these "Nutrition to Grow On" links:

Related Links

HealthLink North County has numerous partners who provide valuable resources, materials and information to school health professionals and those who work with school-age children. Some valuable links to those partners include:

 

For more information send us an email or phone 760-740-4266.