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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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Child, Youth, And Family - Health Centres /Family Services

Healthy Children Grant Avenue

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Address / Contact Info
1665 Grant Avenue
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5K7
Phone: (250) 755-3342
Fax: (250) 755-3369
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Clinical Headings: Education, Immunizations, Nutrition
Community Headings: Child Development, Education

Healthy Children Irwin Street

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Address / Contact Info
260 Irwin Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4X5
Phone: (250) 739-5845
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Clinical Headings: Education, Family Planning, Nutrition
Community Headings: Child Development