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The First Nations Health Authority and Island Health are warning the public following 3 confirmed cases of Vibrio cholera associated with the consumption of herring eggs on kelp/seaweed. - Nanaimo

Community Health Warning posted: 23-Mar-2018 10:45 AM PDT

The disease is characterized by sudden onset vomiting, nausea and profuse painless watery diarrhea. This can lead to rapid severe dehydration and subsequent metabolic, renal and cardiac com-plications. However, most infections are asymptomatic or mild diarrhea only. If symptomatic, please see your health care provider. An outbreak investigation is ongoing.

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Your Emergency Preparedness Guide

A guide to make sure you are prepared for any disaster.more info

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Your Emergency Preparedness guide
Toll-free: 1-800-622-6232
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Clinical Headings: 45
Community Headings: 23

Youth Against Violence

Call if you're in any way concerned about your safety or the safety of others. Confidential and 24/7. If in immediate danger, call 911.more info

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BC
Toll-free: 1-800-680-4264
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Topics: Youth

Youth Employment Centre

Provides employment services to youth ages 16-30.more info

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290 Bastion Street
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 754-1989
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Topics: Employment

Youth Health Clinic

For youth up to age 25. Provides contraception counselling, pregnancy testing, with non-judgmental option counselling and referral, STI testing and treatment.more info

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1665 Grant Avenue
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5K7
Phone: (250) 755-3345
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Topics: Women, Youth