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Carfentanil has been confirmed in the drug supply on Vancouver Island

Community Health Alert posted: 07-Jul-2017 3:09 PM PDT

Carfentanil has been confirmed in the drug supply on Vancouver Island. It is similar to fentanyl but can be 100 times more toxic. Reduce risk by:
• Never using alone
• Starting small
• Carrying naloxone
• Being close to help

For more information on overdose signs, prevention, resources, and to find an Overdose Prevention Service location near you visit: www.viha.ca/mho/overdose.htm

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Habitat For Humanity

Promotes home ownership by building simple, decent, safe and affordable homes for those who are unable to qualify for a conventional mortgage. Affordable because of an interest-free mortgage and no down payment required. Homes are built by volunteer labour and donated materials.more info

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1 - 4128 Mostar Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6C9
Phone: (250) 758-8078
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Topics: Housing

Habitat Restore

Sells affordable new and used building materials and supplies, with profits going to the Habitat for Humanity Program. Donations accepted with free pick-up available. Please call ahead before making donations.more info

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1 - 4128 Mostar Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6C9
Phone: (250) 758-8743
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Community Headings: Housing

HandyDART

Convenient door-to-door transportation for people with special needs. 5 tickets for $17.50 or 20 tickets for $65. Call for vendor locations. Does not operate on statutory holidays.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 390-3000
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Harbour City Denture Clinic

Full service Dental Clinic in the Old City Quarter of Nanaimo, B.C. Darren Hoffman has over 17 years experience and is committed to providing the highest quality denture care with a no pressure treatment approach that focuses on providing each patient with the best possible results. more info

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620 Wentworth Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 3E5
Phone: (250) 716-3332
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Clinical Headings: Dental Care
Community Headings: Health Service

Harewood Dental Clinic

Harewood Dental Clinicmore info

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521 Deering Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 1C1
Phone: (250) 754-1949
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Clinical Headings: Dental Care

Harris House Health Clinic

Provides confidential health care, harm reduction supplies and support to individuals at risk of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV and sexually transmitted infections.more info

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375 Franklyn Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2X5
Phone: (250) 753-6759
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Clinical Headings: Addictions/Rehabilitation
Community Headings: Crisis Centre

HARRIS ORTHOTICS

We specialize in prescription Orthotics, all assessments are done on an appointment basis. Please call our toll free number for your complimentary professional consultation.

We are a provider for: extended medical, ICBC claims, WCB, DVA, Social Services, NIBH, & Pharmicare.more info

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161 Selby Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2R1
Phone: (250) 754-2406
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Haven House

Provides shelter, food, information and crisis support for women and their children who are experiencing physical, emotional, and psychological violence in their lives.
Haven Society 24-Hour Crisis Linemore info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 756-2452
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Haven Society

Haven Society's mission is to promote the integrity and safety of women, children, youth and families and the development of a respectful and healthy community. As a leading anti-violence organization operating from feminist principles, Haven Society achieves this mission by providing a range of services, public education and advocacy.more info

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PO Box 37086, 38-3200 Island Highway
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 1W1
Toll-free: 1-888-756-0616
Appointments: (250) 756-2452
Fax: (250) 756-2414
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Clinical Headings: Counselling
Community Headings: Child Abuse, Housing

Health and Seniors Line

Access health and non-health related information on federal and provincial government programs for residents and senior in B.C.more info

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Toll-free: 1-800-465-4911