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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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Early Years Services Team

Provides assistance and support to high-risk pregnant women and families with young children.more info

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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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Employer Assistance Program

Employer Assistance Program: Our aim is to connect employers to the right workers, with the right skills, when they are needed.more info

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North Island Employment Foundations Society
870C 13th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 4H2
Phone: (250) 286-3441
Toll-free: 1-866-286-6788
Fax: (250) 286-3447
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Employment Services

Through training in job search skills, interview skills, and job-specific skills, Supported Employment works with local employers to assist individuals eligible for our services in obtaining meaningful work within the community.more info

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Campbell River and District Association for Community Living
1841 Island Highway
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 2E9
Phone: (250) 286-3217
Fax: (250) 287-7322
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ESL Youth Program

Provides English as a second language education specifically for youth.more info

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Campbell River Literacy Association: “Literacy for All”, Robron Centre
A121A - 740 Robron Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 7Y9
Phone: (250) 923-1275
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Evergreen Seniors Home

Evergreen Seniors Home is a person centered model tailored to meet each senior’s needs and preferences with the objective of supporting and maximizing their independence and dignity.more info

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35 Evergreen Road
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3R7
Phone: (250) 286-7274
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Evolve Personal Growth Services

Evolve Personal Growth Services provides mindfulness meditation groups, interpersonal growth support groups, and various personal development workshops to help individuals foster physical, emotional and mental well-being.more info

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Campbell River, BC
Business: (250) 203-9458
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Facilitated Group/workshop Program

Professionally facilitated groups and workshops that address healing from various forms of violence and abuse are offered to residents of Campbell River and area.more info

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North Island Survivors' Healing Society
Campbell River, BC
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Family Caregivers Society of British Columbia

A non-profit organization who assists family caregivers build skills, reduce stress and enhance quality of life. We believe in the power of social networks and that no one needs to care alone.
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6 – 3318 Oak Street
, Victoria, BC, V8X 2S9
Phone: (250) 384-0408
Toll-free: 1-877-520-3267
Fax: (250) 361-2660
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Family Learning Program

The Campbell River Literacy Association uses a multi-pronged delivery model including small groups, community based workshops, and one to one tutoring to encourage an adult's engagement with literacy to help support their children's progress. Through mentoring and modelling, facilitators encourage parents to examine their family literacy goals and to access resources and programs designed to encourage re-entry into education settings and improve their employability. The Campbell River Literacy Association services Campbell River and surrounding areas. more info

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Literacy For All
A121A 740 Robron Road
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 6J7
Phone: (250) 923-1275
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Family Support Program

Provides support, assistance, and advocacy services to people of Aboriginal ancestry and their families.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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