Coronavirus COVID-19 Information Links and Renfrew County and District Health Unit Updates

The Township of Laurentian Valley is continuing to monitor the situation regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with the guidance of government and healthcare professionals across the province and the country.  Throughout this situation, the Township’s goal is to safeguard the continuity of Laurentian Valley services that support the safety and well-being of our residents while ensuring the health and safety of our employees.

The Township Office is currently opened to the public.  One person at a time will be let in at the front counter, you must wear a mask and screen yourself for COVID-19.  If you are sick or feeling unwell please stay home.  It is strongly recommended that you first contact the Township by telephone or email as many of your inquries can be dealt with that way and limit your visit to essential visits only.  Special arrangements can also be made for essential visist where deemed necessary however those will be by appointment only.  Meetings with Township staff where appropriate can be setup on a case-by-case basis by phone and can also occur virtually using technology .

Please note the following:

  • The Township continues to also be available during regular business hours by phone or email to address questions and concerns of residents.
  • To speak to a staff member please call 613-735-6291 or email info@lvtownship.ca  between 8:30 am and 4 pm Monday to Friday.
  • Documents and payments can also be delivered to the Township by utilizing the secure mail slot to left of the municipal office door or by regular mail.
  • All garbage and recycling collection will continue to be picked up as scheduled.
  • The Township of Laurentian Valley will provide any further updates on Township services as they become available: online at www.lvtownship.ca; on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/lvtownship.ca/at Township of Laurentian Valley.
  • Council meetings continue to be virtual meetings that are also streamed to the Township of Laurentian Valley YouTube channel.  Information is available on the Township website about upcoming and Any special or emergency meetings will be called by Mayor Bennett as necessary.

To keep yourself informed on the most-up-to date information on COVID-19 you should regularly monitor the Renfrew County and District Health Unit website at www.rcdhu.com and check the News posted on their website found https://www.rcdhu.com/news/

To further assist you in locating reliable informationm the following provides some links to information from the Province of Ontario and the Government of Canada about COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please ensure that you are checking credible sources for the best information.

Government of Canada COVID-19 Affected Areas Listhttps://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/health-professionals/covid-19-affected-areas-list.html

Ministry of Health Corona Virus Informationhttps://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

Public Health Agency of Canada Coronavirus Information:  https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection.html

Please contact Renfrew County and District Health Unit at 613-735-8654, extension 555, if you have any questions.

The Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre

The Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre  is a new pandemic healthcare service to reduce the demand on Emergency Departments and provide Renfrew County residents, who do not have a family physician or cannot access their family physician, with the appropriate level of care when they have any health concern (including concerns related to COVID-19). Visit for more information: www.rcvtac.ca or call 1-844-727-6404 and have your OHIP card ready.

Residents are encouraged to follow the guidance and protocols of our local experts in Public Health. The Township is taking actions to help protect the health of our community and prevent the spread of the virus.

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding as we work to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Please monitor this page for updates.