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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 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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Abuse-related Women's Counselling Program

Professional counseling is available for women who have experienced sexual assault, violence/abuse in relationships, or childhood abuse through the government funded Stopping the Violence program.more info

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North Island Survivors' Healing Society
Campbell River, BC
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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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Addictions Recovery Program

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

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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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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

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

Adult Forensic Outreach Program

The Adult Forensic Outreach Program provides services to those adults of the Comox Valley and Campbell River who have been directly referred by Forensic Psychiatric Services. The outreach worker provides support to individuals referred with a goal to decrease risk factors and enhance stabilization in the community. Where needed and appropriate, assist with activities of daily living and encourage independence in areas such as cooking, financial management, hygiene, shopping, making and keeping appointments.more info

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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 Literacy Outreach Program

A mobile literacy program designed to reach out to youth and adults struggling with literacy issues.more info

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Campbell River Literacy Now
Campbell River, BC, V9H 1T5
Phone: (250) 923-1275
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