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Emergency Department & Urgent Care Wait Times

The Wait Times highlighted below are a forecast of the longest wait that most patients can expect to experience at the present time.

Due to rapidly changing demands and the need to see the sickest patients first, your own wait time may be more or less than the time displayed here.

Current Emergency Department Wait Times

For serious and life-threatening health concerns always go to your nearest emergency department or call 911. Emergency departments are open 24/7 to address serious, life-threatening health
emergencies.

Last updated: 7:30 AM (refreshes every 10 minutes)

Emergency Department
WaitingThe number of patients who have not yet had an initial assessment by a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner.
TreatingThe number of patients who have had an initial assessment by a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner.
Wait TimeThe time in hours between being registered in the Emergency Department and seeing a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner.
Grace Hospital 6 24 3.25 hrs
Health Sciences Centre - Adult 25 37 5.5 hrs
Health Sciences Centre - Children's 0 5 0.5 hrs
St. Boniface Hospital 14 36 5 hrs

Current Urgent Care Centre Wait Times

Urgent care centres provide 24/7 access for unexpected, but non-life-threatening health concerns, which require same day treatment.

Last updated: 7:30 AM (refreshes every 10 minutes)

Urgent Care Centre
WaitingThe number of patients who have not yet had an initial assessment by a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner.
TreatingThe number of patients who have had an initial assessment by a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner.
Wait TimeThe time in hours between being registered in the Emergency Department and seeing a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner.
Concordia Hospital 5 4 2.75 hrs
Seven Oaks General Hospital 3 14 2 hrs
Victoria General Hospital 2 4 1.75 hrs

What do the above numbers mean?

  • Waiting = The number of patients who have not yet had an initial assessment by a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner.
  • Treating = The number of patients who have had an initial assessment by a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner.
  • Wait Time = The time in hours between being registered in the Emergency Department and seeing a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner.

Disclaimer

These emergency and urgent care department wait times are being provided for general information only. Please be advised that the wait times can change significantly and immediately, without warning and therefore are not guaranteed. Patients will be seen in the emergency or urgent care department based on their medical condition and the severity of their situation. Emergency or Urgent Care demands can change quickly and dramatically. Due to these changing demands in emergency and urgent care departments, these wait times posted on this website may not be the time you will need to wait once you arrive at the emergency or urgent care department. The provision of the wait times on the website are not medical advice or a recommendation of one emergency or urgent care department over another.

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority expressly disclaims all liability for use or reliance on of the wait time website information and for any claims, actions, demands or suits arising from such use or reliance. WRHA does not assume and is not responsible for any liability whatsoever arising from any person’s use of this website or from any person’s decision to access any of the services referred to in the website.

Life-threatening emergencies
If you are in need of serious medical attention, call 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Department.
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