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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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Ocean's Edge Orthodontics

At Ocean's Edge Orthodontics, we pride ourselves on exceptional service before, during, and after your treatment. We love working with you and helping you to achieve a gorgeous smile, improved self-esteem, improved dental health or whatever your orthodontic goals may be.more info

Address / Contact Info
101-6596 Applecross Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9V 0A4
Phone: (250) 390-1331
Fax: (250) 390-1112
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Dental Care
Community Headings: 23

Oceanside Foot Care Nursing Association - Gabriola Island

Nurses are experiences RN's or LPN's with post graduate training in foot care. See "Description" for Nanaimo locations.more info

Address / Contact Info
Gabriola Island
Phone: (250) 247-9856
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Aboriginal Health, Foot Care Nurse, 45
Community Headings: 23

Oceanside Foot Care Nursing Association - Nanaimo

The nurse is an experienced (RN) registered Nurse or (LPN) Licensed Practical Nurse with post graduate training in foot care.more info

Address / Contact Info
Oceanside Foot Care Nursing Association
Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-888-733-1377
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Foot Care Nurse, 45
Community Headings: 23

Office Emergencies

Is your office ready for a medical emergency? This website features a free video to help prepare family physicians, other medical specialists, nurses, nurse practitioners, and office staff.more info

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Web Links Website

One Stop Youth Centre

Drop-in centre for teens ages 13-18.more info

Address / Contact Info
290 Bastion Street
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 754-1989
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Topics: Drop-ins

Open Mind BC

OpenMindBC.ca presents a valuable resource for physicians, parents, teachers, and youth to learn more about the support services that are available in British Columbia and across Canada.more info

Address / Contact Info
Openmindbc.ca
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Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities

The Opportunities Fund is a financial assistance program designed to assist persons with disabilities to complete training that leads to employment. Applicants to the Opps Fund must have no other financial means of support to access further training.more info

Address / Contact Info
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: 45
Community Headings: 23

Options For Sexual Health

Reproductive health services including birth control information and supplies, fertility awareness, pregnancy testing information and counselling, sexually transmitted infections testing and treatment. Appointments preferred.more info

Address / Contact Info
204 - 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 753-9511
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Topics: Women, Youth

OrthotiCare Clinic Inc

At OrthotiCare Clinics, we take time to listen and explain. We collaborate with your physician and other care team members. We want you to receive
the best orthopaedic or sports bracing solution for you. To ensure that your best function, fit and comfort are achieved, we include
expert clinical assessment, custom fabrication, fitting, adjustments and follow-up with your orthotics.more info

Address / Contact Info
26-1708 Bowen Rd
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1G9
Phone: (250) 753-0315
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Community Headings: 23

Overdose Prevention Service

Open to tenants, guests, and community members. A safe place to use. Pick up harm reduction kits and supplies; get Naloxone kits. Please use entrance by the garage door.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Health
437 Wesley St.
, Nanaimo , BC, V9R 2T8
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