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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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Geographic Areas Served: Gold River

Aboriginal Employment Program - Island Health

We want our workforce to resemble the population we serve more closely. That is why Island Health’s plans for the future embody respect, understanding and recognition of Aboriginal peoples.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Health, Aboriginal Employment Program, Comox Valley Hospital, Wellness Centre
Comox, BC, V9W3V1
Phone: 250-331-5900 ext. 65309
Phone: (250) 203-7965
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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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Alano Club of Campbell River

The Alano Club offers a supportive place for anyone in the community who wishes to socialize in an alcohol/drug free community. Alano Club makes it possible for people in the community to socialize in a safe, non-judgmental place and to support each other in making positive lifestyle choices.more info

Address / Contact Info
301 - 10th Ave
, Campbell River, BC, V9W 4E4
Phone: (250) 287-2911
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Alzheimer Society of BC

The Alzheimer Society of BC exists to alleviate personal and social consequences of Alzheimer disease and related dementias, to promote public awareness and to search for the causes and cures.more info

Address / Contact Info
North and Central Vancouver Island Resource Centre
4 - 4488 Wellington Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 2H3
Toll-free: 1-800-462-2833
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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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BC Brain Injury Association (BCBIA)

The mission of Brainstreams.ca is provide 24/7 access to information and resources for the thousands of people who experience brain injury in BC and beyond each year. more info

Address / Contact Info
℅ Sea to Sky Meeting and Association Management Inc., Suite 206, 201 Bewicke Avenue
, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 3M7
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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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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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End of Life Peer Support Group

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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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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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