View Current Emergency Department Wait Times

Current wait-times are updated every five minutes.

Emergency Department (ED) wait times are available for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Charlottetown), Prince County Hospital (Summerside), Western Hospital (Alberton) and Kings County Memorial Hospital (Montague). The estimated emergency department wait times are approximate and are intended for information purposes only.

For life-threatening emergencies, please call 9-1-1.

Please remember, emergency department care is provided first to those who are the most sick or have critical, life-threatening health conditions. 

What should I bring with me to emergency?

Before you go to the emergency department, you should remember to bring:

  • your PEI Health Card or a provincial health card if visiting from another province;
  • an up-to-date list of your medications, including how much, how often, and why you are taking each one, and if you have any medication allergies;
    • take all medications with you (in their original container) - pills, inhalers, eye drops, patches, injections, and creams;
    • include any over-the-counter products you use, such as vitamins and herbal products;
  • a family member or friend who can provide you with support and assist you, if necessary.
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General Inquiries

Health PEI
16 Garfield Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6130
Fax: 902-368-6136

Your Health Privacy

Media Inquiries
Phone: 902-368-6135

Health PEI Board of Directors
Phone: 902-368-4637

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency department.

If you are unsure what to do about a health issue or if you need health information, call 8-1-1.

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