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Situation in emergency rooms in Québec

Check the situation of the emergency rooms closest to you and for all of Québec.

Note that the estimated waiting time to see a doctor Read the content of the note 1 depends on the number of nurses and doctors on site and the health condition of the patients in the emergency department at the time of your arrival. Urgent cases are treated in order of priority.

General notice

Is the emergency room the best option for you?

Explore options other than emergency if your condition does not require immediate assistance.

Some emergency services are not open 24 hours a day or may be subject to planned reorganization This hyperlink will open in a new window. (in French only). Before you go, check the facility opening hours.

Last update: March 1, at 3:00 p.m
Source : Console provinciale des urgences (CPU), MSSS

  • Ensemble du Québec
  • Average wait on 811 (from the previous day): 00:00
  • Number of people waiting to see a doctor in the emergency room: 1,535
  • Total number of people in the emergency room: 4,437
  • Occupancy rate of stretchers: 113%
  • Average time in the waiting room (from the previous day): 4:49
  • Average waiting time on a stretcher (from the previous day): 18:19
  • Footer note number 1
    The estimated waiting time for a non-priority case to see a doctor is based on the clientele who arrive in the emergency department waiting room. It varies according to the clinical severity of a person and the person’s condition. Priority cases will be seen more quickly while other cases will wait longer. The estimated waiting time can vary quickly as the situation progresses and it may not reflect reality when you arrive at the emergency department.

    Data source: Système d'information et de gestion des urgences
    Back to the reference of the note 1

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