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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 Professionals - Hospitals / Primary Care Centres

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

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1200 Dufferin Crescent
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 2B7
Phone: (250) 755-7691
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Sexual Assault Nursing/Forensic Nursing Examiners

Provide sexual assault medical exams (including domestic violence) and treatment, with option to collect forensic evidence
All ages and genders welcome.more info

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Island Health - Forensic Nurse Examiner Program, Island Health
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, Nanaimo, Duncan, Port Alberni, BC
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Clinical Headings: Emergency, NRGH, Trauma Care
Community Headings: Child Abuse, Crisis Centre, Elder Abuse, RCMP