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Buffalo Hospital

Waiting room time

Emergency Department
15 mins

Updated every 15 minutes
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0-30 minutes
31-60 minutes
60+ minutes

Wait times vary by condition. The wait time shown is updated every 15 minutes and represents an average time from patient arrival to being in an emergency department room. Additional time may be needed to be seen by a qualified medical professional.

Wait times can change quickly depending on the urgency and number of patients.

Please remember - you should always dial 911 in an emergency and allow medical personnel to evaluate the seriousness of your condition. When time is of the essence, be sure to get to the closest ER for quick evaluation and treatment.

National average wait time is one hour, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Buffalo Hospital
303 Catlin Street
Buffalo, MN 55313
763-682-1212  Contact us

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Buffalo Hospital is a non-profit regional medical center committed to providing quality, comprehensive care to patients in and around Wright County. Located just west of the Twin Cities, Buffalo Hospital provides exceptional patient-centered care to nearly 70,000 patients every year. We provide a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency care services and many specialty services, so you don’t have to travel far from home.

Orthopedic care
Our board-certified orthopedic specialists can help you with a variety of health problems with non-surgical or surgical treatments.

Walk with a Doc Program
Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. Walks will take place the third Saturday of each month, starting April. While you walk at your own pace, you’ll have the opportunity to have questions answered by local physicians.

Birth Center photo tour
Take an online panoramic tour of Buffalo Hospital’s new Birth Center, featuring the labor and delivery room, family waiting lounge and more. Schedule your complimentary tour today by calling 763-684-7025. See why Buffalo Hospital’s Birth Center is a wonderful place to deliver your baby.

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Buffalo Hospital receives Minnesota Hospital Association safety award.