Community Bulletins

8-1-1

Community Health Message posted: 13-Jul-2021 12:46 PM PDT

By calling 8-1-1, you can speak to a health service navigator, who can help you find health information and services; or connect you directly with a registered nurse, a registered dietitian, a qualified exercise professional, or a pharmacist. Any one of these healthcare professionals will help you get the information you need to manage your health concerns, or those of your family.

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View Document Cooling Centres - Campbell River

Community Health Notice posted: 29-Jun-2021 11:32 AM PDT

The following are Cooling Centres that have been set up within Campbell River:

1. Kwesa Place - 1342 Shoppers Row. Drop in centre, showers, laundry, clothing & refreshments (Monday - Friday: 10am to 4pm)
2. Hama?Elas Kitchen - 1342 Shoppers Row. Dinner served nightly (7 days/week - 5 to 5:30pm)
3. Women's Centre at Rose Harbour - 1116 Dogwood Street. Drop in centre, showers & refreshments (Monday to Thursday - 10am to 3pm)
4. Salvation Army Lighthouse - 1381 Cedar Street. Lunch service, bottled water, showers, clothes available (Monday to Friday - 12 to 1pm)
5. Outreach Workers from various organizations are dropping off supplies to people out in the community
6. Community Water Stations available at: Spirit Square, Robert Ostler Park, Frank James Park and the Tyee Spit
7. Willow Point Splash Park - 1300 Alder Street - open 10am to 8pm daily.

Attached is a printable poster.

Family Caregivers Support Group

Community Health Message posted: 29-Jun-2021 10:44 AM PDT

You are welcome to join us for the drop-in Family Caregivers Support Group to share your experiences, concerns and thoughts. You can also get help navigating the healthcare system and get your questions answered. Free resources and information are available. Confidentiality assured.

MEETINGS: 10 AM - 12 NOON - 2nd Friday each month
Friday, July 9, 2021
Friday, August 13, 2021
Friday, September 10, 2021

LOCATION: In-Person at Campbell River Hospice Care Center - 440 Evergreen Road - Backyard. Please go through gate.

For more information contact Hospice at 250-286-1121 or visit their website: www.crhospice.ca

View Document Emotional Support Resources

Community Health Message posted: 02-Jun-2021 3:47 PM PDT

Attached is a list of emotional support resources that are available to those who may require them.

View Document BC’s RESTART:

Community Health Message posted: 26-May-2021 1:37 PM PDT

A Plan to Bring Us Back Together - Released May 25, 2021 and includes Staged Updates.

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View Document Indigenous Victim Services Worker

Community Health Message posted: 27-Apr-2021 1:43 PM PDT

The Indigenous Victim Services Worker provides culturally - sensitive services to Indigenous
victims of violence to lessen the trauma and assist in the recovery associated with being a victim
of crime through the provision of counselling, support, information, referrals, and practical
assistance. We have established a low barrier referral process, in that anyone, including the victim
themselves can do a direct referral to our program. Referral can be made by way of phone, email,
or dropping by our office.

Native Courtworker office located at:
101-300 St. Ann's Road, Campbell River, B.C.
Cell: 250-830-4092
Email: kwhite@nccabc.com

See attached Letter of Introduction.

How to Register for your COVID 19 Vaccine

Community Health Message posted: 17-Mar-2021 2:01 PM PDT

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View Document Child & Youth Mental Health / Suicide Resources

Community Health Alert posted: 21-Jan-2021 3:36 PM PST

Please see attached document for a list of Child and Youth Mental Health / Suicide Resources.

Lifeguard App

Community Health Message posted: 11-Jan-2021 2:59 PM PST

Lifeguard App is a life-saving App designed to combat the opioid epidemic.

The Lifeguard App integrates advanced technology with the most powerful human instinct – the desire to live. Using this Platform, Lifeguard App has developed a versatile smartphone app that automatically connects a user to emergency responders if the user becomes unconscious or unable to function. Importantly, Lifeguard App, arms the emergency responders with information critical to the success of emergency intervention.

Visit the Lifeguard App program page on FETCH: (https://campbellriver.fetchbc.ca/service.html?i=368) or their website for more information and how to download the App: (https://lifeguarddh.com/)

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Upcoming Events and Learnings offered by the BC Association of Community Response Networks

Community Health Message posted: 11-Jan-2021 2:15 PM PST

January 19, 2021 – Advance Care Planning – Horst Backe and Jane Osborne. For a description of the first topic, please visit the website (https://www.bccrns.ca/) and click on the link under events titled: BC CRN Learning Event - Ready for the Unexpected: Why you should have an Advance Care Plan

February 16 – Practical Guide to Elder Abuse and Neglect Law – Krista James. Krista James of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law and BC Law Institute is the pre-eminent lawyer in BC on this topic. Krista worked with Horst and reviewing our materials to ensure they did not contain any errors in law. The full description of this learning event will be on BC CRN website in early February.

To be put on the BC Association of Community Response Networks mailing list please go to their website (https://www.bccrns.ca/) and sign up at the bottom of the page.

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