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Man in cardiac arrest receives immediate CPR

A 77-year old man was brought to a healthcare facility after a cardiac arrest at the Senators game on Monday night. According to the paramedics, the incident occurred during the first period of the Panthers/Sens game at the Canadian Tire Centre. The two CTC staff members and a bystander executed CPR on the man, including […]

The Ford government shut down non-essential businesses in Ontario on December 26, 2020, to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

N95 Fit Test Course by Red Deer First Aid

As workplaces, schools, and organizations prepare to re-open, there is an increasing demand for respiratory protection. When N95 masks are utilized at medical and dental offices and long-term care facilities, a mask fit course is a health and safety regulatory requirement. We provide a cost-effective N95 mask fit course to support this need. At Red […]

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Saving lives with an AED

There is an increase in the availability of an automatic external defibrillator (AED) in the public. These devices are readily accessible in public buildings but it is also important that the public are aware that it is easy to use. Safe device to use According to Chris Landry of Island First Aid Services, the device […]

A victim of a shooting ordeal sustained gunshot wounds

A victim of a shooting ordeal sustained gunshot wounds

Two men sustained fatal gunshot wounds. Both were declared dead after a shooting incident in a small community in rural B.C. According to the police, they received a call from the community of Needles on the west shore of the Arrow Lakes after a report of shots being fired. Shooting incident Based on a news […]

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Survivor of heart attack emphasizes the importance of CPR training

Gordon Andrusiak was given CPR when he suffered a heart attack. The incident occurred when he went for a short jog near Neill Nesbitt Park. Dangers of heart attacks Andrusiak had a heart condition but has been exercising regularly and wanted to include jogging into his routine. Luckily, in just a few minutes later, he […]

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CPR performed on a man involved in a shooting incident

A man involved in the Cache creek shooting died despite CPR. The Ashcroft RCMP attended an apparent shooting incident at a house in the 1000 block of Collins Road of Cache Creek after receiving a 911 call. Upon the arrival of the police, they found a deceased adult male. The BC Emergency Health services stated […]