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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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Low Income / Support - Food - Meals

7-10 Club

Provides a free hot nutritious breakfast and bagged lunch to go.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 714-0917
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Classification Tags
Topics: Food
Clinical Headings: Emergency, Nutrition
Community Headings: 11, Income Assistance

Better Meals

Better Meals was established in 1993 by people who have an intimate understanding of the needs from seniors for well-prepared meals and a convenient delivery service. Our menus, which feature a wide variety of dishes to choose from, allow us to provide healthy and delicious meals that satisfy the specific diets of our customers.more info

Address / Contact Info
5742 Beresford Street
, Burnaby , BC, V5J 1J1
Toll-free: 1-888-838-1888
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Classification Tags
Topics: Food, Men, Seniors, Women
Clinical Headings: Emergency
Community Headings: Food Security, 11, Income Assistance

Meals on Wheels

Delivers hot meals to people's homes for a small fee. Must be referred by another person.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 753-1300
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Classification Tags
Topics: Food
Clinical Headings: Nutrition
Community Headings: Food Security

Valley Home Meals

Since 1999, Valley Home Meals, based in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, has been preparing delicious home cooked meals that are delivered right to your door. Our heart wise meals are dietician approved and designed for busy people who wish to improve their health. Not only will our meals encourage weight management, but also provides balanced nutrition for diabetics, seniors, therapeutic and other special dietary needs.more info

Address / Contact Info
1855 Noel Avenue, Comox Recreation Centre Kitchen
, Comox, BC, V9M 2H4
Toll-free: 1-866-216-2655
Fax: 1(250) 339-1076
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Clinical Headings: 45
Community Headings: 23