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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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La Leche League

La Leche League Nanaimo offers monthly support groups and free telephone help anytime for breastfeeding families.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 754-5853
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Clinical Headings: Nutrition
Community Headings: Child Development

Laboratory Medicine

We are pleased to be a part of providing you with your health care needs. There are labs situated throughout the Island for your convenience. Our public labs perform more than 4 million diagnostic tests on over 225,000 patients annually.more info

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Laboratory Medicine NRGH
1200 Dufferin Cres
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 2B7
Phone: (250) 755-7607
Fax: (250) 755-7625
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Clinical Headings: Immunizations, Respiratory, Urology

Lakeside Dental Clinic

At Lakeside Dental Clinic in Nanaimo, an experienced team of dentists and hygienists provide comprehensive dental care to children and adults. Our services include exams and cleaning, root canal treatments, orthodontic care, sedation dentistry and more. We're currently accepting new patients, and we don't require referrals. Give us a call to schedule an appointment. more info

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7-4800 Island Hwy N
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 1W6
Phone: (250) 756-8421
Fax: (250) 756-4919
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Clinical Headings: Dental Care

Lantzville Dental Clinic

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.more info

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7180 Lantzville Rd
, Lantzville, BC, V0R 2H0
Phone: (250) 390-2832
Fax: (250) 390-3194
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Clinical Headings: Dental Care

Lavender Foot Care

Lavender Foot Caremore info

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2370 Highland Boulevard
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 3N6
Phone: (250) 714-3622
Fax: (250) 751-2688
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Topics: Seniors
Clinical Headings: Foot Care Nurse

Legal Services Society

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BC
Toll-free: 1-866-577-2525
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Topics: Legal

Lenscrafters

Lenscrafters more info

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Nanaimo, BC
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Let Me Help

Let Me Helpmore info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 741-0653
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Lexitor Medical

Lexitor Medical Clinicmore info

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#205-1808 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5W4
Phone: (250) 753-6646
Fax: (250) 753-6174
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Clinical Headings: Family Planning, Family Practice
Community Headings: Child Development

Licensing

Licensing Officers and Licensing Nutritionists inspect, license and monitor over 1,300 licensed community care facilities in the Vancouver Island Health Authority.more info

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29 - 1925 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1H1
Phone: (250) 739-5800
Fax: (250) 740-2675
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Clinical Headings: Home and Community Care
Community Headings: Elder Abuse