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Community Health Message posted: 07-Jan-2021 3:58 PM PST

Campbell River doctors urge residents not to delay health concerns or treatments.
Maintaining health through a family doctor’s clinic whether through telephone, virtual or in-person visits, ensures the best care because they know the medical history, family, and are connected to other health care providers and services locally & across the province.
Campbell River family doctors have safe ways to maintain residents’ healthcare through the Covid-19 pandemic and onwards.
Most concerns can be addressed through phone and/or virtually, and in-office appointments when needed.
Residents can call their clinic to ask what options are available.
Need a family doctor? A list of clinics taking new patients is compiled and posted on FETCH at the end of each month.

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Campbell River Community Health Services - Island Health

Community Health Services provides personal support services to eligible people served by Island Health. Maximizing client wellness and their ability to care for themselves is our focus. Our services supplement, but do not replace clients' efforts to care for themselves with the assistance of their family, friends and the community. Community Health Serivces also acts as a bridge between home and other care settings. These settings may include hospital, residential care, assisted living, doctors office or other primary care settings.more info

Address / Contact Info
Vancouver Island Health Authority, Island Health, Community Health Serivces, Campbell River Community Health Services
930 Island Highway
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 4C5
Phone: (250) 850-2150
Fax: (250) 850-2180
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Campbell River Maternity Clinic

Campbell River Maternity Clinic is a group of family doctors with a passion for providing quality maternity care to the City of Campbell River and North Vancouver Island. more info

Address / Contact Info
375-2nd Avenue
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3V1
Appointments: (250) 286-7173
Fax: (250) 286-7103
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Campbell River Volunteer Society

The Campbell River Volunteer Society works with volunteers and non-profit organizations to enhance community engagement. more info

Address / Contact Info
Enterprise Centre
900 Alder Street
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 2P6
Phone: (250) 287-8111
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Chronic Disease Management/Out Patient Nutrition

The Campbell River Chronic Disease Management/Out Patient Nutrition offers education and individual support to all patients with chronic conditions.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Health - Campbell River General Hospital, Wellness Centre
375 - 2nd Avenue
, Campbell River , BC, V9W 3V1
Phone: (250) 286-7151
Fax: (250) 286-7103
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Community Living Outreach - Adult

Support for adults with complex needs referred by Community Living BC. Offered in Campbell River and the Comox Valley.more info

Address / Contact Info
The John Howard Society of North Island
140 - 10th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 4E3
Phone: (250) 286-0611
Fax: (250) 286-3650
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Drop-in Crisis Counselling

Drop-in Peer Crisis counselling by professional staff. Also provides education and information on such topics as: family violence, parenting, health issues, abusive relationships, legal issues, and human rights.more info

Address / Contact Info
Campbell River Women's Centre, Rose Harbour Building
#105-1116 Dogwood St.
, Campbell River, BC, V9W
Phone: (250) 287-3044
Fax: (250) 287-3038
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Campbell River Physicians and Nurse Practitioners Currently Taking New Patients

Alder Medical Clinic - 277 Evergreen Road (250-287-7441):Dr. Rizwan Salam; Dr. Tim Eckford; Dr. Sathie Naicker
Cortes Medical Clinic - 941 Beasley Road, Manson's Landing (250-935-6718): Accepting New Patients to Clinic
Harbourside Clinic - 1 - 672 RD Plaza, Heriot Bay (250-285-2265): Dr. Lola Kareem accepting Quadra Residents
Quadra Island Medical Clinic - (250-285-3540): Dr. Steve Hughes ; NP Pat Peterson
Quinsam Medical Clinic - #280-400 Dogwood Street(250-286-0601):Dr. Ayorinde Dada; Dr. Val Veerapen
River City Medial Clinic - 1424-B Island Hwy Superstore (250-287-2111): Dr. Shiubong Wong; Dr. Chidi Okereke
The Bridge Medical Clinic - 2207F Glenmore Road (778-420-0200):Walk in clinic will see all patients


NOTE: Patients are advised to contact clinics directly. Information is only current as of December 21st, 2020

Lifeguard App

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

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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