Occupancy rates in Quebec emergency rooms

Current general occupancy rate in Quebec

Date of last data update

Want to know what the occupancy rates are in hospital emergency rooms across Quebec?

Here is a list of the occupancy rates. These rates, which have a direct impact on the waiting time in emergency rooms, take into account the following factors:

The information is updated hourly. As occupancy rates and factors may vary considerably from one hospital to another, the data is presented for information purposes only. Bonjour-santé does not recommend choosing one ER over another based on the estimates presented on this page.

Occupancy rates in ERs per region 
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Abitibi-Témiscamingue

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🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Bas-Saint-Laurent

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Capitale-Nationale

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Centre du Québec

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Chaudières-Appalaches

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Côte-Nord

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Estrie

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Gaspésie-îles-de-la-Madeleine

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Lanaudière

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Laurentides

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Laval

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Mauricie

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Montérégie

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Montréal

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Outaouais

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean