Pamphlets

The resource centre has a number of pamphlets that can be provided to workplaces. A number of the pamphlets listed below can also be downloaded and printed off.  

Note: All print resources are available to workplaces in Waterloo Region

* This indicates a Region of Waterloo Resources, which is available in pdf format.  You have permission to download and distribute our fact sheets.

For resource requests please click here.
       
Breast, Cervical and Colorectal Screening
General Cancer:
Canadian Cancer Society (link to download or order various pamphlets)
Early Detection and Screening Facts for Men (available in 19 languages)
Early Detection and Screening Facts for Women (available in 19 languages)
*Report: Glance at Cancer in Waterloo Region (Region of Waterloo Public Health, 2005)
       
Breast Cancer:
Are You a Woman Aged 50 or Over?  (Cancer Care Ontario)
Mammograms: What Every Woman Should Know (Cancer Care Ontario)
Breast Cancer Screening
Facts About Breast Cancer Screening

Cervical Cancer:
HPV and Screening for Cancer of the Cervix (Cancer Care Ontario)
Human Papillomavirus(HPV) and Cancer of the Cervix fact sheet (Cancer Care Ontario)
Human Papillomavirus(HPV) Vaccine: Helping you make an informed decision (Cancer Care Ontario)
Cervical Cancer Screening

Colorectal Cancer:
Get the Transparent Truth About Colon Cancer (Cancer Care Ontario)

Breastfeeding Friendly Workplaces
Breastfeeding Buddies
Breastfeeding Support in Waterloo Region
Breastfeeding Your Baby
Healthy Babies, Healthy Children Program
Me? Breastfeed? (Peer-led prenatal breastfeeding workshop)
Baby Friendly Initiative 
       
Healthy Eating
*A Guide To Eating Fish For Women, Children and Families (Region of Waterloo Public Health) (pdf only)
*Brand Name Food List for Non-Perishable Foods - Maximum Nutritional Value (pdf only)
*Brand Name Food List for Perishable Foods - Maximum Nutritional Value (pdf only)
*Cutting Back on Salt – What You Can Do (Region of Waterloo Public Health) (pdf only)
Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide (Health Canada) (6 page consumer brochure)
Also available in: French, First Nations, Inuit and Métis, Arabic, ChineseFarsi, Korean, Russian, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil and Urdu
EatRight Ontario – Speak with a Registered Dietitian (EatRight Ontario)  
Fact Sheets from Eat Right Ontario
*Fantastic Fibre – Boost Your Intake! (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
*Freezing Fruit (Region of Waterloo Public Health) (pdf only)
*Freezing Vegetables (Region of Waterloo Public Health) (pdf only)
*Iron Works (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Nutrition A-Z fact sheets from Dietitians of Canada
*Registered Dietitians in Private Practice – Waterloo Region (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
*Sources of Emergency and Low-cost Food in the Region of Waterloo (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Using the Nutrition Facts Table: % Daily Value (Health Canada) (pdf only)
       
Healthy Pregnancy and Transition to Parenthood - Reproductive Health
General
*Coping with Nausea and vomiting During Pregnancy (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
*Emotional Changes in Pregnancy (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
*Promoting a Comfortable Pregnancy (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Returning to Work After Baby (Best Start)
Sensible Guide to Healthy Pregnancy (PHAC)
Work & Pregnancy Do Mix (Best Start)

Classes and Programs
Growing Healthy Two-gether Prental Nutrition Program (Carizon Counselling)
*Prenatal Classes for Youth (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
*Preparing for Parenthood: Prenatal and Information Support Program for Pregnant Women (Region of Waterloo Public Health)

Environmental Health
Creating Healthy Home Environments for Kids - 5 Top Tips (CPCHE)
Playing it Safe: Childproofing for Environmental Health  (CPCHE)

Fathers
Men's information: How to build a healthy baby (Best Start)

Health Care and Community Services
Giving Birth in a New Land: A Guide for Women New to Canada and Their Families (Best Start, Also available in French, Arabic, Filipino, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Tamil, and Urdu)

Healthy Eating
*Calcium - The Non-Dairy Way (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
*Fibre Facts for Pregnancy (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
"What all women should know? Folic Acid it's never too early
Healthy Eating for a Healthy Baby (Best Start, Also available in French, Arabic, Filipino, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Tamil, and Urdu)
Safe Food Handling for Pregnant Women (Health Canada) - Food Safety

Labour and Delivery
Preterm labour (Best Start, Also available in French, Arabic, Filipino, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Tamil, and Urdu)

Perinatal Mood Disorders
Life with a new baby is not always what you expect (Postpartum mood disorder) (Best Start, Also available in French, Arabic, Filipino, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Tamil, and Urdu)
Taking care of your mental health while pregnant or planning a pregnancy (Best Start)

Planning for Pregnancy
Is there a baby in your future? Plan for it. (Best Start, Also available in French, Arabic, Chinese, Filipino, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, and Urdu
Waiting for Baby: Pregnancy after Age 35 (Best Start)

Physical Activity
*Active Living: Before, during and after pregnancy (Region of Waterloo Public Health)

Substances
Be Safe: Have an Alcohol Free Pregnancy (Best Start)
Mocktails for Mom (Best Start)

Violence Prevention
How to Talk to Men Who are Abusive (Neighbours, Friends and Families, Government of Ontario)
How You can Identify and Help Women at Risk of Abuse (Neighbours, Friends and Families, Government of Ontario)
Safety Planning for Women Who are Abused (Neighbours, Friends and Families, Government of Ontario)
Safety Planning Tips for Women Who are Abused (shoecard) (Neighbours, Friends and Families, Government of Ontario)
Warning Signs to Identify and Help Women at Risk of Abuse (Neighbours, Friends and Families, Government of Ontario)
You and Your Baby (Violence Prevention) (Best Start, Also available in French, Arabic, Chinese, Punjabi, Somali, and Spanish
          
Road Safety
What You Should Know about Air Bags (limit 1)
             
Physical Activity
*Active Living: Before, during and after pregnancy (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines (Download one copy online from Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology or order multiple hard copies from Region of Waterloo Public Health Resource Centre)
Getting Active for Life - limit of 10 (can be downloaded free of charge or ordered directly from Heart & Stroke Foundation)
Move more … sit less : How to Build Movement into your Work Day  (Region of Waterloo Public Health) – download only  
Go the Extra Mile! (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care) – available to download in 8 different languages 
       
Substance Misuse Prevention
Alcohol Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral: A Clinical Guide (for Healthcare Professionals, e.g., Occupational Health Nurse)
Having a Party? Great Tips to Lower Your Risk as a Host (Centre for Mental Health and Mothers Against Drunk Driving)
Low Risk Drinking Guidelines (Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse)
       
Sun Protection
*Outdoor Workers, Danger Due to UV Radiation from the Sun (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
*Going South?/ Thinking of Artificial Tanning? (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
Tanning and its Effects on Your Health (Health Canada)
Preventing Skin Cancer
Sunscreen Questions (Canadian Dermatology Association)
Sunglasses

Tobacco Free Living
Clear the Air: Protect yourself and your family from second-hand smoke (Canadian Cancer Society)
Make Your Home and Car Smoke-Free: A guide to protecting your family from second-hand smoke (Health Canada)
Steps to Make Your Home Smoke Free
One Step at a Time: For Smokers Who Don’t Want to Quit (Canadian Cancer Society)
One Step at a Time: For Smokers Who Want to Quit (Canadian Cancer Society)
One Step at a Time: If You Want to Help a Smoker Quit (Canadian Cancer Society)
On the Road to Quitting – Guide to Becoming a Non-Smoker (Health Canada)
Quit 4 Life (Health Canada)
Quit – You Have It in You (Smoke-Free Ontario)
Second-Hand Smoke
Smoke-Free Homes – steps to make your home smoke-free)
*So You Want to Quit Smoking: A Guide to What is Available in Waterloo Region (Region of Waterloo Public Health)
The Lung Association - Journey 2 Quit
Thinking about Quitting (Smokers’ Help Line) 1-877-513-5333
Smoker's HelpLine in the Workplace
*Report: Tobacco Use and Its Consequences in Waterloo Region (Region of Waterloo Public Health, 2009)              
             
Public Health Resource Centre Resource Request
Please call 519-883-2256.
       
To see the most up-to-date listing of pamphlets or to order pamphlets use the Resource Centre Online ordering form
       
Orders larger than 10 pamphlets must be picked up at the Resource Centre - Map
Main Floor, 99 Regina Street S., Waterloo, ON N2J 4V3