MONTREAL – many, many, many hospital emergency rooms in Quebec have in this January 3, a rate of occupation of stretchers in excess of 100 percent.
This is the case for five of the eight emergency rooms in the Montérégie region. At the Hospital du Suroît, Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, and at the Centre hospitalier Anna-Laberge, Châteauguay, the occupation is greater than 200 percent.
Among the six hospitals in the Quebec city region, which supports a rate that exceeds 100 percent, the worst excesses are seen at the Hospital of Saint Francis of Assisi and the Hospital of The Child Jesus.
The occupancy is also very high on the North Shore to the Hospital in The Royer case, in Baie-Comeau and to the Hospital of Sept-Îles.
It is the same as the Hospital Pierre-Le-Gardeur, Terrebonne, and the Centre hospitalier régional de Lanaudière, in Joliette, in the Hospital of Saint-Eustache in the Laurentians, and the Centre hospitalier régional de Trois-Rivières.
In Montreal, traffic to emergency rooms is high at the LaSalle Hospital, Lakeshore general Hospital, the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital, the jewish general Hospital, the Hôpital de Verdun and the Hospital of the Sacred Heart.