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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:

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Condition Specific Info / Support - Kidney /Renal Disease

BC Renal agency

The BC Provincial Renal Agency (BCPRA) plans and monitors the delivery of province-wide kidney care services.more info

Address / Contact Info
BCRenal agency
700 - 1380 Burrard Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2K2
Phone: (604) 875-7340
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Dialysis Unit NRGH

Dialysis Unit NRGHmore info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 755-7691
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Education, Urology
Community Headings: Education

Kidney Care Clinic

Nanaimo Kidney Care Clinic
Registered nurse, renal dietitian, social worker and unit clerk on-site; 2 nephrologists, with offices in the same complex, will see patients at the Clinicmore info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo Kidney Care Clinic
#14 - 1599 Dufferin Crescent
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5L5
Phone: (250) 739-5828
Fax: (250) 739-5762
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Clinical Headings: Urology

Renal Services

Responsible for providing care, education and support to patients living with kidney disease. It cares for patients and families using a specialized multidisciplinary team which includes nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, social workers, nephrologists and support staff.more info

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The Kidney Foundation of Canada

Today, the Kidney Foundation of Canada is the national health charity committed to kidney health and to improved lives for all people living with kidney disease. Our vision for the future is an enduring legacy of those dedicated volunteers who, 40 years ago, started out with a compelling cause and the resolve to make a difference.more info

Address / Contact Info
200-4940 Canada Way
, Burnaby , BC, V5G 4K6
Toll-free: 1-800-567-8112
Fax: (604) 736-9703
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