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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 - Transportation - Bus / Transit

BC Bus Pass Program

Annual bus pass for low-income seniors and persons with disabilities on restricted incomes. Allows unlimited travel on the Regional transit system. Cost is $45 per calendar year.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
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Community Headings: Service BC

Nanaimo Regional Transit System

Offers a variety of fare options and kids under age 5 ride free. The "Kids Ride Free" program allows a paying family member or guardian to bring 2 children (age 14 and younger) on board for free travel between 5 pm Friday to the end of service Sunday.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 390-6565
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