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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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Canada Revenue Agency - Income Tax

Information, services, and applications that help promote compliance with Canada's tax and regulations, including forms, publications, and guides.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-800-959-8281
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Food Safety

Environmental Health Officers conduct more than 7,000 inspections of restaurants, food facilities and stores annually. We also educate food handlers and consumers about safe food handling practices.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
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Service Canada

Information on Canada Pension Plan (CPP), Old Age Security Pension (OAP), and Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS).more info

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BC
Toll-free: 1-800-277-9914
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Topics: Seniors