Occupancy rates in Quebec emergency rooms

Current general occupancy rate in Quebec

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

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 et Centre du Québec

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Montérégie

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Montréal

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Outaouais

🟢 Normal     🟡 High     🔴 Very high

Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean