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View Document Hepatitis A Exposure from Contaminated Pineapple Products

Community Health Notice posted: 07-Sep-2017 2:56 PM PDT

An investigation into hepatitis A virus in fresh pineapple chunks has identified several products that may have been contaminated and pose a risk to consumers. The media was notified on Friday, September 1, 2017 regarding one product (Western Family pineapple chunks in ready-to-go cups). More products have since been identified as potentially contaminated with Hepatitis A. The products implicated were sold at Overwaitea, Save-on-Foods and PriceSmart stores throughout BC, as well as Ferraro Foods in Trail, BC.

Please read the attached message from the Chief Medical Health Officer regarding this product alert.

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Substance Use / Addictions

180° Detox and Stabilization

Provides service to youth who are in the process of withdrawal from drugs and alcohol.more info

Address / Contact Info
The John Howard Society of North Island
Suite 201, 140A-10th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 4E3
Phone: (250) 286-0611
Fax: (250) 286-3650
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Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)

A 12-Step meeting group, offering support and an opportunity to listen and share. Adult children of alcoholics, or anyone from an addictive or otherwise dysfunctional family - newcomers are welcome.more info

Address / Contact Info
207 - 1040 Shoppers Row
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 2C6
Diane: (250) 287-8253
Dave S.: (250) 923-9197

Al-Anon - District 19 - Vancouver Island North

A-12 step anonymous program for friends and families of alcoholics. If someone’s drinking is troubling you, we can help.more info

Address / Contact Info
Al-Anon Family Groups
Campbell River, BC
Judy: (250) 830-1088
Toll-free: 1-888-425-2666
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Alcoholics Anonymous (District 3, Campbell River)

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety by attending the 12 Step meetings.more info

Address / Contact Info
Alcoholics Anonymous
PO Box 652
, Campbell River, BC, V9H 1R8
Answering Service: (250) 287-4313
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Campbell River Sobering and Assessment Centre - Campbell River

The Campbell River Sobering and Assessment Centre will assist people struggling with substance abuse and addiction.more info

Address / Contact Info
Vancouver Island Mental Health Society
1330 Dogwood Street
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3A6
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Campbell River Sobering and Assessment Centre - Campbell River

The Campbell River Sobering and Assessment Centre (CRSAC) provides a safe and supportive environment for substance affected individuals to become sober. The CRSAC also provides links to services for substance-dependent individuals that may have secondary issues including mental and/or physical health challenges. The facility will operate 24 hours a day and offer up to nine sobering beds.

The CRSAC is operated by Vancouver Island Mental Health Society (VIMHS). VIMHS is a registered charitable non-profit organization based in Nanaimo BC. Our goal is to encourage a society that values and supports ALL people, including those experiencing psychiatric, addiction, and cognitive challenges through thoughtful, community-driven leadership.more info

Address / Contact Info
Vancouver Island Mental Health Society
#6 - 1330 Dogwood Street
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3A6
Phone: (250) 287-9969
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Columbia Coast Medical Services - Methadone Clinic

Serving those addicted to opiates who want to stop using.more info

Address / Contact Info
Columbia Coast Medical Services
1371B Cedar St
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 2W6
Phone: (250) 287-4822
Fax: (250) 287-4852
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Community Alcohol and Drug Action Committee (C.A.D.A.C.)

C.A.D.A.C. works with our community to create a healthy social environment and strategic community response to prevent harm associated with alcohol and drug use in Campbell River.
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Address / Contact Info
Community Alcohol and Drug Action Committee , C.A.D.A.C. coordinator is based at The John Howard Society of North Island
#201, 140A 10th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 4E3
Phone: (250) 286-0611
Fax: (250) 286-3650
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Community Counsellors Program

Provides alcohol and drug counselling, support groups and workshops.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kwakiutl District Council Health (KDC Health)
1400A Drake Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 7K6
Phone: (250) 286-9766
Toll-free: 1-866-286-9766
Fax: (250) 286-9713
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Mental Health and Substance Use

To restore, preserve and promote the wellbeing of adults, 19 to under 65 years of age, by ensuring the provision of effective and responsive mental health and substance use. Adults 65 years of age or older who are presenting with a pre-existing mental illness and/or substance use as a focus for services may also be considered for services.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Health
207 - 1040 Shoppers Row
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 2C6
Phone: (250) 850-2620
Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888
Fax: (250) 850-2464
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