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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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Seniors

Adanac Senior's Care Services

Adanac Senior's Care Servicesmore info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 756-1035
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Topics: Men, Seniors, Women

Adult Day Programs - Nanaimo Travellers Lodge

NTL offers compassionate person-centered dementia care for 90 full time residents and offers three Adult Day Programs to Elders with Alzheimer's and dementia living in the community: Daybreak, Stepping Stones and Community Bathing.
NTL has been serving the Mid-Island community for over 30 years and in 2004 became a facility dedicated for people with complex dementia.more info

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Nanaimo Travellers Lodge - Adult Day Programs
1298 Nelson Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 2K5
Phone: (250) 760-2636
Fax: (250) 758-4698
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Topics: Men, Seniors, Women
Community Headings: Community Resource

Community of Care

Community of Care is about coming together to represent the best that we can do for each other. We provide home care and nursing that is consciously considered and based on participation in a relationship. With mobile app care plans, communication, task tracking and check-ins we get service right the first time and on-time. A decade serving Vancouver Island.more info

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Community Care Home Health, Healthcare, Home and Community Care
BC
Nanaimo: (778) 762-0900
TF Urgent Care Information Line: 1-855-658-6508
Fax: (778) 762-0900
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Community Headings: Crisis Centre, Education, Elder Abuse

Granny Go Go!!!

To provide a competent, caring variety of services, and to ensure our clients are treated with the respect and dignity they deserve.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 714-9715
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Clinical Headings: Home and Community Care

Home & Community Care Central Intake

Provides information about services they offer such as community care, outreach and more.more info

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Island Health
1665 Grant Avenue
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5K7
Phone: (250) 739-5749
Phone: Central Intake 250 739 5748
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Topics: Seniors

Margarete's Circle of Support

Senior Advocate; as a team we make a plan to reach your goal of living your life with safeguards, joy, dignity and greater ease in your own home.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 739-2688
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Topics: Seniors
Community Headings: Elder Abuse

Marilyn Aman Comfort Support Assistance

Marilyn Aman Comfort Support Assistancemore info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 751-8575
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Topics: Men, Seniors, Women

Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors

Offers a complete range of cultural and recreational activities to anyone age 60+ (or anyone who has a partner 60+). Also offers hearing and blood pressure clinics. Membership cost is $41.44 per calendar year. Stroke Club. Health and Wellness Programs: Fitness and Yoga, Bowen Wanderers walking group, Fitness Level 1 & 2, Boot Camp, Heart Fitness, Yoga, Tai Chi, CNIB Vision Testing, Hearing Screening on Site, Blood Pressure Testing on Site, and Health Seminars.
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500 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 1Z7
Phone: (250) 755-7501
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Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre and Registry

The Nidus Resource Centre operates the Personal Planning Registry – offering secure storage with 24 hr access for important information and documents related to planning. more info

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Toll-free: 1-877-267-5552
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Topics: Seniors

Seniors Day At The Movies

Call (250) 390-2721 (ext. 0). The 1st Tuesday of the month at Woodgrove Mall (excluding May-August). Tickets are $4 for seniors ages 55+. Pick up tickets at the guest services counter in the Food Court.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 390-2721
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Topics: Seniors