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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 - Pregnancy /Newborns

A Nanaimo Maternity Family Physicians Network

Nanaimo Family Physicians providing comprehensive maternity care. Obstetrical patients without a Family Physician can self refer.
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Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Family Planning, OB/GYN
Community Headings: Child Development, MSP

College of Midwives of BC

Midwives in British Columbia offer primary care to healthy pregnant women and their normal newborn babies from early pregnancy, through labour and birth, and up to six weeks postpartum. The BC Model of Midwifery supports women in having access to continuity of caregiver, informed choice and choice of birth place.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (604) 742-2230
Web Links Website
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Family Planning
Community Headings: Child Development

Doula Services Association

To locate doula in the communitymore info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (604) 515-5588
Web Links Website
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Family Planning
Community Headings: Child Development

La Leche League

La Leche League Nanaimo offers monthly support groups and free telephone help anytime for breastfeeding families.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 754-5853
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Nutrition
Community Headings: Child Development

Medela breast pump rental

Medela breast pump rentalmore info

Address / Contact Info
Anchor Compounding Pharmacy
1450 Waddington Rd
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 4V9
Phone: (250) 591-4411
Fax: (250) 591-4011
Web Links Website Email
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Pharmacy - PharmaNet
Community Headings: Service BC

Mid-Island Midwifery

The MABC educates the public about midwifery care while supporting the growing number of midwives across the province. Registered Midwives are a funded part of the health care system in BC and are experts in normal birth. With extensive training that focuses on pregnancy, birth and the postpartum for both mom and baby, midwives are a safe and recognized choice for maternity care in BC , across Canada and around the world.more info

Address / Contact Info
185 Stewart Ave.
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 4C1
Phone: (250) 716-1366
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Family Planning

Mother Risk Home Line

Offers information and counselling to pregnant and breastfeeding women, their families, and health care providers. Offers information about the risk or safety of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, herbal products, chemicals, x-rays, chronic disease and infections during pregnancy.more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (416) 813-6780
Web Links Website
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Education
Community Headings: Child Development, Education

Nanaimo Mother & Baby Society

Nanaimo Mother & Baby Societymore info

Address / Contact Info
12-321 Wesley Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2T5
Phone: (250) 754-5090
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Maternity

Sunflower Mid-wife Services

The MABC educates the public about midwifery care while supporting the growing number of midwives across the province. Registered Midwives are a funded part of the health care system in BC and are experts in normal birth. With extensive training that focuses on pregnancy, birth and the postpartum for both mom and baby, midwives are a safe and recognized choice for maternity care in BC , across Canada and around the world.more info

Address / Contact Info
105-360 Selby St.
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2R5
Phone: (250) 741-1294
Fax: (250) 741-1293
Classification Tags
Community Headings: Child Development