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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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Condition Specific Info / Support - Asthma /Allergy

Adult Community Respiratory Care Centre (ACRCC)

Adult Community Respiratory Care Centre (ACRCC)more info

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Nanaimo, BC
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Clinical Headings: Respiratory

Better Breathers Club

Better Breathers Club Nanaimo meets every 3rd Monday of the month at Beban Park.more info

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Room #19 & 20 - 2300 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T
Toll-free: 1-800-665-5864
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Clinical Headings: Aboriginal Health, Respiratory
Community Headings: Education

Breathe easy

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Breathe Easy
Nanaimo, BC
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Topics: Men, Women
Clinical Headings: Addictions/Rehabilitation