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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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Mental Health / Counselling - Adult Mental Health

Access Now

Offers support to mentally challenged men and women (service is individualized) in Campbell River.more info

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2377 Eardley Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 1L7
Phone: (250) 923-6381
Fax: (250) 923-6381

Addictions Integrated Counselling Program

Professional individual counseling is offered for women who are survivors of abuse-related trauma and in early stage recovery from addictions.more info

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North Island Survivors' Healing Society - Trauma & Abuse Counselling
Campbell River, BC
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Bounce Back For Adults

Bounce Back® teaches effective skills to help adults overcome early symptoms of depression, and improve their mental healthmore info

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Canadian Mental Health Association, British Columbia Division
Suite 905 – 1130 West Pender Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6E 4A4
Phone: 1(604) 688-3234
Toll Free within BC: 1-800-555-8222
Fax: 1(604) 688-3236
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Campbell River Beacon Club

The Campbell River Beacon Clubhouse is a non-profit society; our mission is to help those with a chronic mental illness achieve their potential as valued members of our community. We provide adults who have chronic mental health issues and who may have concurrent addiction issues varied and meaningful opportunities to develop and enhance independent life skills. more info

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684 A Island Hwy
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 2C3
Phone: (250) 286-8828
Fax: (250) 286-8879
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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

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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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Therapeutic Relaxation Skills

A therapeutic relaxation class in a group setting for persons struggling with illness or grief. more info

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Campbell River Hospice Society
440 Evergreen Road
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 0C7
Phone: (250) 286-1121
Fax: (250) 286-1195
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