Mental Health Resources

In one way or another, we have all been affected by the news of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each day seems to bring something that changes the landscape, and creates heightened anxiety. At the same time, it is important to notice how the world has come together in collective response, and how leaders are stepping forward, […]

For Secondary Students

Mental Health Supports and Resources for Secondary Students While our schools are closed, it’s important that we remain focused on supporting our health and well-being. During this time of uncertainty and physical distancing, it’s important for us all to take time for self-care, and supporting our physical and mental health. Waterloo Region District School Board […]

School playgrounds closed until further notice

In an effort to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community, all schoolyard play structures are closed until further notice. We are asking families and community members to avoid playing on equipment for their health and the health of others. Schoolyards continue to be available for families to enjoy while practicing social distancing. […]

For Parents and Caregivers

Mental Health Resources for Parents and Caregivers In one way or another, we have all been affected by the news of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each day seems to bring something that changes the landscape, and creates heightened anxiety. At the same time, it is important to notice how the world has come together in collective […]

Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) continues to work closely with Region of Waterloo Public Health, as we respond to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. The following resources, obtained from ROW Public Health and Public Health Ontario, is intended to provide information to WRDSB families as you make decisions about your health. ALL returning […]

Community Services Resources

Connecting our WRDSB families to their Community Resources. COVID-19 Information and Resources Government of Canada – Novel Coronavirus Ontario Ministry of Health Region of Waterloo Public Health Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Public Health Agency of Canada, 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak update Public Health Ontario U.S. Centers for Disease Control – 2019 Novel Coronavirus World Health Organization […]

Talking to Children About COVID-19

We appreciate that children and teens, as well as parents and caregivers may have questions and are dealing with many unknowns about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Children and youth have many questions as they learn about the virus too, and look to the adults around them for answers. We have compiled the following resources to […]

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The safety, health and well-being of our students and staff is our top priority. We appreciate that parents and caregivers may have questions about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how this is managed in schools. The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is actively involved in communication with Region of Waterloo Public Health and with […]