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MMU deployed to help respond to opioid overdose crisis<img alt="Overhead view of the Mobile Medical Unit and supply trailer" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2016-12-13_MMU%20deployed%20opioid%20overdose%20crisis.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />MMU deployed to help respond to opioid overdose crisis​Beginning today, patients who overdose in the Downtown Eastside may be taken to BC's Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) to recover, easing the pressure on emergency departments and paramedics dealing with the record-breaking number of overdoses.http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/mmu-deployed-to-help-respond-to-opioid-overdose-crisis2016-12-13T08:00:00Z
MMU delivers education, supports specialized care at Island Health<img alt="Educator explaining ultrasound equipment to participants" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2016-10-27_MMU%20Deliver%20ed%20support%20care.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />MMU delivers education, supports specialized care at Island Health​It's been a busy fall for the MMU program – the unit and team were on the road again, this time to Island Health to deliver specialized education and support a First Nations clinic.http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/mmu-delivers-education-supports-specialized-care-at-island-health2016-10-27T07:00:00Z
MMU team delivers disaster education in Creston<img alt="Dozens of hospital staff standing outside of the Mobile Medical Unit" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2016-09-29_MMU%20disaster%20education%20in%20creston.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />MMU team delivers disaster education in Creston​When disaster strikes, BC's Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) and our team hit the road. And, earlier this month, the MMU was in Creston. Thankfully, this MMU trip was for training purposes only. http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/mmu-team-delivers-disaster-education-in-creston2016-09-29T07:00:00Z
PHSA participates in BC’s largest emergency response exercise<img alt="Ambulance parked outside of the Mobile Medical Unit " src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2016-07-07_PHSA%20emergency%20response%20exercise.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />PHSA participates in BC’s largest emergency response exercise​It was four days of history in the making as several PHSA teams participated in BC's first full-scale earthquake and tsunami exercise. ​http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/phsa-participates-in-bc’s-largest-emergency-response-exercise2016-07-07T07:00:00Z
Partnering on the road to provide in-depth education<img alt="Clinical educator showing simulation doll to two paramedics " src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2016-06-22_Partnering%20on%20the%20road%20Education.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Partnering on the road to provide in-depth education​After returning from Port Alberni just five days earlier for another mission, the Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) team was on the road again last week, this time to Merritt to provide specialized education to local clinicians.http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/partnering-on-the-road-to-provide-in-depth-education2016-06-22T07:00:00Z
MMU hosts first cross-border MHCA meeting<img alt="Staff photo inside the Mobile Medical Unit" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2016-05-05_MMU%20host%20cross-border%20MHCA.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />MMU hosts first cross-border MHCA meeting​Mobile was the name of the game at last week’s Mobile Health Clinics Association Pacific Northwest Coalition. Hosted by the Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) team at the unit’s warehouse, it was the first time the meeting was held in Canada. http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/mmu-hosts-first-cross-border-mhca-meeting2016-05-05T07:00:00Z
MMU hosting Canada’s first MHCA coalition<img alt="Mobile Health Clinics Association logo" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/news-stories/stories/2016-04-11_MMU%20will%20host%20MHCA.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />MMU hosting Canada’s first MHCA coalitionA new operational year has begun and in addition to deployment planning for 2016, the Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) team has been busy working on another exciting venture. http://www.bcmmu.ca/news-stories/stories/mmu-hosting-canada’s-first-mhca-coalition2016-04-11T07:00:00Z


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