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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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Aboriginal Employment Program

We want our workforce to resemble the population we serve more closely. That is why Island Health’s plans for the future embody respect, understanding and recognition of Aboriginal peoples.more info

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Vancouver Island Health Authority, Aboriginal Health,
Victoria, BC
Phone: (250) 519-7700 Ext.13481
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Aboriginal Family Learning Program

Presented in community locations, the Aboriginal Family Learning Program is open to everyone in Campbell River and the surrounding areas. With the support and wisdom of Aboriginal adults, this program focuses on and honours the cultural assets of its participants. Offering a family literacy program in three instructional formats; our facilitators assist learners in recognizing their personal skills and further explore how those skills may fit into the workplace and community. Through respectful interactions and peer modeling, learners are further encouraged to explore their connection to literacy education and promote workplace training opportunities.more info

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Campbell River Literacy Association
A121A-740 Robron Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 7Y9
Phone: (250) 923-1275
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Aboriginal Head Start Preschool Program

A pre-school readiness program that emphasizes cultural heritage and supports our children’s enhancement in the social, intellectual, physical and emotional development areas.more info

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Laichwiltach Family Life Society
441 4th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3W7
Phone: (250) 286-3044
Phone: (250) 286-3067
Fax: (250) 286-3483
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Aboriginal Health

Provides culturally appropriate, accessible health services to Aboriginal people in the Vancouver Island Health Authority in partnership with the First Nations Health Authority.more info

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VIHA - Campbell River General Hospital, Sunshine Wellness Centre
375 2nd Avenue
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3V1
Phone: (250) 850-2604
Fax: (250) 850-2637
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Aboriginal Health Dietitian

The Aboriginal Health Department has a full-time dietitian who delivers health services to First Nation communities and urban Aboriginal populations from Comox Valley to Port Hardy.more info

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VIHA - Campbell River General Hospital, Sunshine Wellness Centre
375 2nd Avenue
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3V1
Phone: (250) 850-2146
Fax: (250) 850-2637
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Aboriginal Health Liaison Nurse

Aboriginal Health, a department of VIHA's Population and Family Health clinical portfolio, provides Aboriginal Liaison Nurse services in acute care facilities and links patients with community resources and assists with discharge planning.more info

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VIHA - Campbell River General Hospital, Sunshine Wellness Centre
375 2nd Avenue
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3V1
Phone: (250) 850-2460
Phone: (250) 830-8865
Fax: (250) 850-2637
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Aboriginal Infant Development Program Services

Provides culturally sensitive support for Aboriginal families and infants who are at risk or have developmental delays.more info

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Laichwiltach Family Life Society
441 4th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3W7
Phone: (250) 286-3430
Toll-free: 1-877-777-8222
Fax: (250) 286-3483
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Aboriginal Speech/Language Therapy Program

The speech / language pathologist at Laichwiltach Family Life Society provides services to aboriginal children from birth to school entry (0-5 years).more info

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Laichwiltach Family Life Society
441 4th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3W7
Phone: (250) 286-3430 ext. 135
Toll-free: 1-877-777-8222
Fax: (250) 286-3483
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Aboriginal Supported Child Development Program

ASCD is designed to specifically meet the needs of children with special needs.more info

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Laichwiltach Family Life Society
441 4th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3W7
Phone: (250) 286-3430 ext. 132
Toll-free: 1-877-777-8222
Fax: (250) 286-3483
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Addictions Recovery Program

Provides counselling, assessment, and referrals to persons with alcohol and/or drug addictions.more info

Address / Contact Info
Laichwiltach Family Life Society
441 4th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3W7
Phone: (250) 286-3430 ext. 119
Toll-free: 1-877-777-8222
Fax: (250) 286-3483
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