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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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Health Insurance BC

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Toll-free: 1-888-338-6622
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The Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation focuses on providing British Columbians
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Information on most provincial government services including Medical Services Plan, Motor Vehicle Licence Office, vital statistics and small business information. Call 250-741-3636 or 1-800-663-7867 for more information.more info

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460 Selby Street
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