Healthy Schools Day 2019 focuses on actions to protect children from health effects of diesel school bus emissions

Mar 31st, 2019 2:51 PM

When: Healthy Schools Day is April 4th.

What: Healthy Schools Day is an annual nation-wide campaign that promotes action for healthier learning environments for kids. This year’s campaign asks ‘Does your school get an ‘A’ for action on diesel emissions and children’s health?’ and promotes 4 actions to reduce exposures and protect kids. More at: www.healthyschoolsday.ca / www.lajourneedesecolesensante.ca

Who: Healthy Schools Day is led by the Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and Environment (CPCHE) in collaboration with multiple organizations. Since 2001, CPCHE has advanced the protection of children’s health and development from the risks posed by toxic chemicals and pollutants.

A media release will be distributed on April 2, 2019.  An embargoed version is available upon request.

Interviews with CPCHE’s Executive Director can be scheduled by contacting: Jon Reed, jreed@ecostrategy.ca,  or 416-972-7404 or 972-7401