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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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Community Health Nursing Program

Integrate community involvement and knowledge about the entire population with personal, clinical understandings of the health and illness experiences of individuals and families within the population.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kwakiutl District Council Health (KDC Health)
1400A Drake Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 7K6
Phone: (250) 286-9766
Toll-free: 1-866-286-9766
Fax: (250) 286-9713
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Community Health Representative Program

Provides a variety of services, meetings, and workshops aimed at promoting health and preventing health problems.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kwakiutl District Council Health (KDC Health)
1400A Drake Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 7K6
Phone: (250) 286-9766
Toll-free: 1-866-286-9766
Fax: (250) 286-9713
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Homalco Indian Band

Serving members of the Homalco Indian Band with programs such as Drug and Alcohol counselling, Alcoholics Anonymous on Tuesdays 8:00pm – 9:00pm, referrals to treatment, Aftercare and Preventative workshops.more info

Address / Contact Info
1218 Bute Cres
, Campbell River, BC, V9H 1G5
Phone: (250) 923-4979
Fax: (250) 923-4987

Manager, Aboriginal Health

Works with you and your community in addressing your health needs in a culturally respectful manner. The manager for Aboriginal Health is the contact person for VIHA Aboriginal Health program information.more info

Address / Contact Info
VIHA - Campbell River General Hospital, Wellness Centre
375 2nd Avenue
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3V1
Phone: 250-286-7100 Ext. 67304
Fax: (250) 286-7177
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Nutrition Services Program

Provides nutrition information, education, resources, workshops, and individual nutrition consultations.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kwakiutl District Council Health (KDC Health)
1400A Drake Rd
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 7K6
Phone: (250) 286-9766
Toll-free: 1-866-286-9766
Fax: (250) 286-9713
Web Links Email
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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