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COVID 19 Dec 23 Update

With the recent Ontario Wide lockdown announcement we have carefully been monitoring what is, and is not, allowed to continue. At this time we are still able to offer in class training (with certain restrictions in place that we’ve already been adhering to). As this is an ever-changing situation we will do our best to […]

November 2020 COVID 19 Update

We are still offering First Aid Training through the Ottawa Valley and doing our best to get people into the course they need. While regulations and requirements are constantly shifting and changing we are doing our best to keep folks updated on the current situation.With that in mind please see below the latest from WSIB […]

October 2020 COVID Update

Just a quick update for those that were unsure what the status of Ottawa Valley First Aid courses are. We are indeed back and running courses in and around the Ottawa Valley! With direction from the Red Cross we have been asked to primarily offer Blended Learning Courses. This means you do 3 to 7 […]

Covid 19 First Aid Update

COVID-19 UPDATE: In class courses suspended until further notice – Online Blended Training Available for Temporary Certification Safety is a priority for Ottawa Valley First Aid. We want to ensure everyone is safe while attending one of our courses and because of this, as of March 17, 2020, all in class courses have been suspended. […]

Basic Life Support replacing the HCP CPR

The New Year has marked a few changes within the Red Cross course offerings. The previous HCP (Health Care Provider) level of CPR has been switched over into a standalone course BLS (Basic Life Support) that could include Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy. This means that those that previously required HCP should contact employers or […]

Red Cross still offering courses in Renfrew County!

Well it has been officially released that the Renfrew County Red Cross branch located in Pembroke is closing down. You can read the article in the Pembroke Daily Observer – ( for more of the details about the circumstances that led to this decision. So will there still be Red Cross First Aid Courses in Renfrew County? […]