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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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Substance Use / Addictions - Harm Reduction / Supplies

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
, Downtown, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2X5
Health clinic : (250) 753-6759
Mobile Health Outreach: 1-844-482-4239
Health clinic fax: (250) 753-6717
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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

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Island Health
437 Wesley St.
, Nanaimo , BC, V9R 2T8
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