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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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Adult Literacy Program

Servicing Campbell River and surrounding area, the Campbell River Literacy Association uses both one to one and small group training models, supported by trained volunteer tutors, to assist approximately 125 learners yearly. Individualized learning plans focus on one of three key objectives: the enhancement of personal literacy skills leading to continued education, the improvement in the learner's functional literacy to support success in the workplace or workplace training, and language acquisition services for lower level ESL learners.more info

Address / Contact Info
Campbell River Literacy Association: “Literacy for All”, Robron Centre
A121A - 740 Robron Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 6J7
Phone: (250) 923-1275
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Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning is a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health care. It can help you tell others what would be important to you if you were ill and unable to communicate. more info

Address / Contact Info
Advanced Care Planning, Campbell River Hospice Society
440 Evergreen Road
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 0C7
Phone: (250) 286-1121
Fax: (250) 286-1195
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Alder Medical Centre

We provide full service Family Medicine/General Practice in Campbell River, including maternity, preventative care, chronic disease management, minor surgery, third party medicals and other non-insured services.more info

Address / Contact Info
277 Evergreen Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 5Y4
Family Practice: (250) 287-7441
Appointments Only: (250) 287-2534
Fax: (250) 287-4384
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Alternate Education Program (Campbell River Young Parents' Program)

Most young parents in the CRYPP attend Carihi Secondary or alternate educational programs at Robron Centre but may be attending another secondary school, Continuing Education or North Island College.more info

Address / Contact Info
Campbell River Young Parents' Program (CRYPP), Cari's Infant and Toddler Centre
771 - 4th Avenue
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 7R1
Phone: (250) 286-1193
Fax: (250) 286-1135
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Art Therapy

Counselling for those facing a life limiting illness or grieving the loss of a loved one.more info

Address / Contact Info
Campbell River Hospice Society
440 Evergreen Road
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 0C7
Phone: (250) 286-1121
Fax: (250) 286-1195
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Brushed by Cedar Counselling

Tasha Chamberlin provides professional, confidential, culturally aware counselling services to individuals, families, and couples. Tasha is a Registered Social Worker and has been working in the counselling field since 2011. *Currently due to the Covid-19 Pandemic all sessions are provided through Telehealth either by video or phone.more info

Address / Contact Info
Campbell River, BC
Office: (250) 202-5675
Fax: (604) 648-8250
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Campbell River and District Association for Community Living

The Campbell River and District Association for Community Living provides and advocates for local services to support people of all ages with special needs, their families and caregivers.more info

Address / Contact Info
1153 Greenwood Street
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3C5
Phone: (250) 286-0391
Fax: (250) 286-3732
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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 Diabetes Education Centre

Campbell River Diabetes Education Centre offers free medical assistance and information about self-management of Type 1 (children and adults), Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes. Individual appointments and/or group sessions are available to individuals of all ages.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Health - Campbell River General Hospital, Diabetes Education Centre, Wellness Centre, North Island Hospital - Campbell River Campus
375 - 2nd Avenue
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3V1
Phone: (250) 286-7150
Fax: (250) 286-7103
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Campbell River Hospice Society

The Campbell River Hospice Society exists to provide compassionate support and companionship to meet the needs of individuals facing death, their families and their friends, and to those grieving a loss due to death. We are a dynamic non-profit society that offers end-of-life care and bereavement (grief) support services to the people of Campbell River and surrounding area free of charge. more info

Address / Contact Info
440 Evergreen Road
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 0C7
Phone: (250) 286-1121
Fax: (250) 286-1195
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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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