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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United Hospital, the largest hospital in the Twin Cities east metro area, provides a full range of health care and is recognized nationally and locally for its expertise and care. United Hospital serves more than 200,000 patients and their families each year.
United Hospital Emergency department traffic detour, October 13-24 We are currently remodeling the main entrance to the Garden View Medical Building to better serve you. For a two weeks, October 13-24, United’s Emergency Department patient drop-off area will be closed. The Emergency Room will remain open during this time; however, vehicles will be re-routed to an alternate drop-off area along Smith Avenue. All other visitors should enter the United and Children’s-St. Paul Hospitals and clinics through the Red parking ramp. Please watch for signage and stationed security guards to help direct you to the appropriate area.
We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for your patience.
Joint Replacement Center Opening mid-September, 2014, the Joint Replacement Center is designed to promote healing for orthopedic patients. The 26 bed unit is dedicated to patients with orthopedic conditions and designed to provide a group setting for total joint replacement patients.
Protect yourself and your family from the flu The best way to prevent flu to get vaccinated. Everyone over six months of age should receive the flu vaccine. It's especially important if you live with people who are at high risk for developing flu–related complications. Annual flu vaccinations are available at most Allina Health clinics.