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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 - Eyes / Vision

BC Eye Care Group

Our Doctors of Optometry and licensed Opticians have been dedicated to solving your eye health and eye wear needs since June 2001. We strive to offer the latest in diagnostic techniques, eye wear fashion, lens technology and contact lenses.more info

Address / Contact Info
51-6631 Island Hwy N
, Nanaimo, BC, V9V 1T7
Phone: (250) 933-4415
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Classic Optical

Our objective is to offer quality eye wear of all styles at an exceptional value to our customers. We strive to provide a positive shopping experience and uncompromising customer service.more info

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Classic Optical - Dispensing
530 Fifth St Suite 301
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 1P1
Phone: (250) 754-6962
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Diamond Optical

EYEZ On Nanaimo Optical Ltd is a team of licensed opticians and contact lens fitters. Located across the street from Woodgrove Mall in the same plaza as Staple and Home Depot, we offer a wide range of fashion forward optical frames for sunglasses and eyeglasses. Designer Frames, Contact Lensesmore info

Address / Contact Info
506-6581 Aulds Rd
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6J6
Phone: (250) 390-3333
Fax: (250) 933-3080
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Dr. Stanley Eng

Dr. Stanley Eng has been serving the Nanaimo and Port Hardy areas since 1981. He offers comprehensive eye health assessments, and his office locations operate as full service optical dispensaries.

Our team also provides a complete contact lens center and refractive laser management at both locations.more info

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203-477 Wallace St
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B7
Phone: (250) 754-6011
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Dr. Thompson Optometrist

Adult Eye Exams

(19-64 yrs old)

Adults

(65 yrs old +)

Kids Eye Exams

(0-18 yrs old)
Pre & Post Op
Eyewear
Sunglasses
Contact Lenses
Accessoriesmore info

Address / Contact Info
1-4800 Island Hwy N
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 1W6
Phone: (250) 758-1152
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Eye Care Nanaimo

Comprehensive eye examinations Specialty refraction (prescription verification) Dry eye treatment Glaucoma testing and treatment Management of macular degeneration Same-day appointment for eye emergency Evaluation, screening and post-operative laser correction Contact lens fittings, including those for astigmatism,multi focal lenses, and colored lenses
A large selection of fashion eyeglass frames and trained eye wear experts to help you make the right choice
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101-6330 Dover Rd
, Nanaimo, BC, V9V 1S4
Phone: (250) 390-1447
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Eye Health

This website provides information on eye (ocular) surgery and eye (ophthalmology) procedures available through the Vancouver Island Health Authority. more info

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BC
Phone: (250) 750-1112
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Clinical Headings: NRGH
Community Headings: Enquiry BC

Iris Optometrists

Iris Optometristsmore info

Address / Contact Info
Iris Optometrist Nanaimo
Woogrove Centre
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 754-2212
Toll-free: 1-800-474-7429
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Clinical Headings: Aboriginal Health

Lenscrafters

Lenscrafters more info

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Nanaimo, BC
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Nanaimo 1 hour Optical

At Nanaimo 1 hour Optical our licensed opticians Gayle Lambert and Payam Moshrefzadeh would be pleased to serve your eyeglass needs.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo 1 hour optical
217-4750 Rutherford Rd
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T
Phone: (250) 758-3009
Fax: (250) 758-0104
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