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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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Aboriginal Health

We work together with First Nations communities to maintain and improve the health of Aboriginal people living on Vancouver Island and surrounding areas.more info

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602 Haliburton Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4W5
Phone: (250) 753-6578
Fax: (250) 754-1390
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Clinical Headings: Aboriginal Health

Alden Clinic of Physiotherapy

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697 Wentworth Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 3E6
Phone: (250) 753-7771

Anam Cara Massage Studio

Anam Cara means coming home to oneself. Located in a massage studio with an ocean view, Rutherford Road, in Nanaimo, BC. Come have a professional therapeutic massage by a Registered Massage Therapist. Nancy Brown is a R.M.T. and provides deep tissue, swedish, trigger point work, fascial and craniosacral techniques. Deep Tissue and trigger point work is highly successful in treating headaches, low back, gluteal, shoulder, neck pain as well as other bodily pain, tension.more info

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5518 Rutherford road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T
Phone: (250) 585-2270
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Anchor Compounding Pharmacy

Full service pharmacy. specialize in non-sterile compounding. foot care services, home health care products, blister packing, flu shots & immunization, Medela breast pump rental, blister packing, free delivery, shingles vaccine.

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1450 Waddington RD, (next to: Anchor Family Medicine)
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 4V9
Phone: (250) 591-4411
Fax: (250) 591-4011
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Community Headings: Education

Applecross Chiropractic

My name is Dr. Randal Austin. Welcome to my practice. Applecross Chiropractic Corporation provides the residents of Lantzville, Nanaimo and the surrounding communities with effective, personalized chiropractic treatment. Whether you’re suffering from backaches, headaches, tendinitis or simply chronic muscle pain, my procedures can help you feel better and get you back to the activities you love. You don't even need a referral to get the care you need at Applecross Chiropractic!more info

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7221 Royal Dr.
, Lantzville, BC, V0R 2H0
Phone: (250) 390-1123
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Clinical Headings: Pain Management, Sports Medicine

Atlas Chiropractic & Body Balance

Atlas Chiropractic and Body Balance in Nanaimo uses safe, drugless, and non-surgical methods to help with pain related conditions. We offer the following services: chiropractic treatment, custom foot orthotics, deep tissue laser therapy. We offer a great service and have help thousands in Nanaimo. Dr. Whyte has been practicing over 8 years. No Wheelchair Access!more info

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Atlas Chiropractic & Body balance
4-4515 Uplands Drive
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6M8
Phone: (250) 585-6325
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Back2Health Massage Therapy,

Mario Aniceto of Back2Health Massage Therapy, comes from a massage therapy and physical fitness background that spans over two decades. He specializes in deep tissue massage treatments and has helped patients of all ages with varying degrees of conditions.more info

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6593 Pelican Way
, Nanaimo, BC, V9V 1P9
Phone: (250) 714-5644
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Bastion Physiotherapy

Experience, integrity and results are what guides our relationships at Bastion Physiotherapy. For more than twelve years D'Arcy Boulton, Registered Physiotherapist B.Sc (PT) has formed his vision where you will experience a warm, welcoming and professional environment during your visit.more info

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85 Wallace Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 3G7
Phone: (250) 716-1110
Fax: (250) 716-1101
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Bayview Physiotherapy

Dag was born in Bergen, Norway. He studied Physiotherapy in Aberdeen, Scotland, graduated in 1990 and became a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
Our Goal is to provide you with the most Advanced Physiotherapy Techniques and Modalities to help your return to Full Pain Free Health.
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102-6135 Metral Drive
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 2L7
Phone: (250) 390-2003
Fax (toll-free): 1-866-279-5478
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BD Mitchell Prosthetic & Orthotic Services

Our clinicians are highly trained experts who have met the highest standards set by the Canadian Board for Certification of Prosthetists and Orthotists – in-depth clinical and technical training, an intensive internship, a national certification exam, and ongoing professional development.more info

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1175 Duffern Cres.
, Nanaimo , BC, V9S 2B5
Phone: (250) 754-1442
Toll-free: 1-888-754-1441
Fax: (250) 754-3300
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Clinical Headings: Disabilities - Physical