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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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Family Life - Parenting / Family Support

Campbell River Young Parents’ Program (CRYPP)

The Campbell River Young Parents' program (CRYPP) consists of four components: education, child care, health and support, and is designed to assist parenting students achieve high school graduation while meeting the needs of their infant and toddlers. more info

Address / Contact Info
Cari’s Infant and Toddler Centre
771 - 4th Avenue
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 7R1
Phone: (250) 286-1193
Fax: (250) 286-1135
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Child and Family Services Team

Provides assistance to families with children through various services and programs; some programs by Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) referral only.more info

Address / Contact Info
Campbell River Family Services Society
487 10th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 4E4
Phone: (250) 287-2421
Fax: (250) 287-4268
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FamilySmart

A provincial, non-profit organization that provides families and professionals with information, tools and tips on how to support and assist children with mental health challenges. On June 30, 2015, the FORCE joined with the Institute of Families for Child & Youth Mental Health (Institute of Families) under the official name of: The Institute of Families for Child & Youth Mental Health DBA the F.O.R.C.E. in BC.

The two organizations together are unified, committed and persistent in our efforts to ensure that child and youth mental health is a priority in our provinces, territories and nation, and that children, youth and their families will feel supported, accepted and empowered and have greater access to services that are respectful and effective.

For more information on FamilySmart please visit their website at www.familysmart.camore info

Address / Contact Info
Institute of Families, FamilySmart (previously known as FORCE Society for Kids' Mental Health)
Campbell River , BC
Toll-free: 1-855-887-8004
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Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North

Habitat for Humanity builds strength, stability, and self-reliance through affordable homeownership.more info

Address / Contact Info
Habitat for Humanity, Vancouver Island North
1725B Willow Street
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3M8
Phone: (250) 830-1493
Phone: (250) 334-3777
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Moms and Infants/Toddlers Drop In

Provides education, resources and referrals in several drop-in groups: postnatal drop-in group for moms and infants; creating healthy families drop in group for moms and toddlers aged 1–3; interactive play group for Moms and children aged 0-6.more info

Address / Contact Info
Campbell River Family Services Society
487 10th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 4E4
Phone: (250) 287-2421
Fax: (250) 287-4268
Web Links Website

North Island Family Justice Centre - Campbell River Office

Serving adults who are separated or divorced and have children, offering Mandatory Parenting after separation classes (if applying under the Family Relations Act, courses occur frequently throughout the year). Information on the impact of separation and divorce on children, strategies on helping the family adjust, effective ways to communicate and solve problems, information on the child support guidelines and on strategies to resolving disputes, e.g. through mediation.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Attorney General
128 – 1180 Ironwood St
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 5P7
Phone: (250) 286-7527
Toll-free: 1-800-757-9406
Fax: (250) 286-7708

Parent Support Group

Provides support, brainstorming, education and skill building assistance on the last Thursday of each month in the Family Services office.more info

Address / Contact Info
Campbell River Family Services Society
487 10th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 4E4
Phone: (250) 287-2421
Fax: (250) 287-4268
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Strong Start

At each centre a trained facilitator works with children and families to develop early social and developmentally appropriate skills which help in the transition to Kindergarten.more info

Address / Contact Info
Cedar Elementary, Sandowne Elementary, Georgia Park Elementary and Sayward Elementary
Campbell River, BC
General Information: (250) 830-2324
Fax: (250) 287-2616

Support/Outreach Program (Campbell River Young Parents' Program)

Community workers and guest speakers provide information, resources and assistance with transportation, housing, nutrition, relationships, etc, and a weekly parenting group.more info

Address / Contact Info
Campbell River Young Parents’ Program (CRYPP) , Cari’s Infant and Toddler Centre
771 - 4th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 7R1
Phone: (250) 286-1193
Fax: (250) 286-1135
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Youth/Parent Mediation Program

John Howard Society. Provides mediation, family counselling and conflict resolution to teens and their families. Also provides parenting support. There is no charge for this service.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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