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Lifetone Technology Recall

Lifetone Technology recall – This recall involves the Lifetone HLAC151 Bedside Fire Alarm and Clock, an assistive alerting device intended for in-home use by individuals with hearing loss. It is to be placed in a nighttime sleeping area next to the bed.

The white, rectangle clock measures 21.6 cm (8.5 inches) wide by 10.7 cm (4.2 inches) high by 11.4 cm (4.5 inches) wide. The fire alarm and clock has “Lifetone” printed on the front of the unit and a digital display with the date, time, and type of emergency. There is a large black dome-shaped microphone on the top left of the alarm.

This recall involves units with a production date of July 2016 with serial numbers ranging from AC160600001 through AC160604102 and production date of March 2017 with serial numbers AC170100001 through AC170106030 only. The serial number is printed on the left side of the silver sticker on the bottom of the unit.

The UPC code for this product is: 899142002009. – read more HERE

Info Hubs

IDHHC will host monthly “Info Hubs” starting January 14, 2019. On the 2nd Monday of each month, we will feature staff & guest speakers on various Hearing Health related topics. Presentations will be held at the Victoria IDHHC offices, from 1:30 – 3pm, on the 2nd Monday of each month. ASL interpreters provided upon request.

See poster below for more details.

WAVLI Hosting Meeting in Victoria, November 17th

ATTENTION: Deaf Community & Interpreters

You are invited to a special meeting, hosted by WAVLI (Westcoast Association of Visual Language Interpreters) on Saturday, November 17th, from 12:30 – 3:30 in Victoria at the James Bay Branch of the public library at 385 Menzies Street.

There is lots of information to share and we really encourage you to attend.

You’ll get a FREE LUNCH too for attending.

Please watch the attached VLOG. There is an English transcript attached at the bottom of the VLOG. You don’t want to miss this important meeting. Hope to see you there!

New Positions Available at IDHHC

July 25, 2018 – Two new job postings have been added to the website: Hearing Health Services, Audiologist and Manager, Finance and Operations. Detailed information may be found on both of these positions on the ‘Work at IDHHC‘ page of this website. Both of these positions offer full-time employment and applications are now being accepted.

Medical Interpreting Services

Non-Emergency

Phone: 604-736-7012
Text: 778-995-7391
TTY: 604-736-7099
Fax: 604-736-7786
Glide: MSH AVXH
Email: mis@widhh.com
Facetime: medicalis@icloud.com
Toll Free
Phone: 1-877-736-7012
TTY: 1-877-736-7099
After Hours/EMERGENCY

Phone: 604-736-7039
Text: 778-990-7391
TTY: 604-736-7078
Toll Free
Phone: 1-877-736-7039
TTY: 1-877-736-7078

Thank you for attending!

IDHHC hosted a Townhall meeting on June 16th for members of the Deaf Community. It was facilitated by Linda Cundy of Edmonton.

For those who could not attend in person, IDHHC has provided the following two ASL videos
(Note: The following ASL to ENG interpretation was done during the presentation, was not rehearsed and has not been edited for the purposes of this video. Please disregard any unintentional errors):

  • Video 1: The morning meeting (approximately 1 1/2 hours in total)
  • Video 2: A summary of the afternoon meeting (approximately 6 minutes viewing time)