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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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Family Life - Children / Youth Support - Support / Life Skills

Campbell River Family Network

We are a Network of coalitions working together to strengthen the capacity and commitment of the communities in the Campbell River Region to help our young children. We have joined together to promote family friendly communities – neighbourhood by neighbourhood – throughout the region.more info

Address / Contact Info
Campbell River, BC
Phone: (250) 202-0307
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KidStart Volunteer Mentoring Program

A one to one mentoring program for vulnerable children and youth, delivered by carefully screened and trained volunteers.more info

Address / Contact Info
The John Howard Society of North Island
140 - 10th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 4E3
Phone: (250) 286-0611
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Ministry of Children and Family Development – Youth Services

For families and youth ages 14–19, and youth under the Criminal Justice Act, the Ministry of Children and Family Development must ensure a child-centred, integrated approach that promotes and protects the health development of children and youth while recognizing their lifelong attachment to family. Quality assurance, accountability and openness are fundamental to its success.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development
215 - 1180 Ironwood Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 5P7
Phone: (250) 830-6500
Help Line for Children: 310-1234
Fax: (250) 286-7706

Supported Child Development Program

This program supports children from birth to twelve years of age, who have a developmental disability to fully participate in inclusive neighbourhood child care programs.more info

Address / Contact Info
Campbell River and District Association for Community Living, Dogwood Place - Child and Youth Development Centre
301 Dogwood Street
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 2Y1
Phone: (250) 286-0955
Fax: (250) 287-2676
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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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