Emergency Departments

We strive to make sure that our patients can be seen by a doctor as quickly as possible.

Our Niles and Watervliet emergency departments promise that you will be seen by a medical provider 29 minutes or less after registering. You can see current emergency department wait times for each of our facilities below

Current Emergency Wait Times

Lakeland Hospital Niles
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2 Minutes
Average Wait Time
as of 2:15 AM
Lakeland Hospital Watervliet
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11 Minutes
Average Wait Time
as of 2:15 AM
Lakeland Medical Center
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7 Minutes
Average Wait Time
as of 2:15 AM

The current wait time given is the approximate wait for most patients to see a physician (based on a 1-hour rolling average) and is updated every 5 minutes.

Please note that the wait time is provided for informational purposes only and is subject to change.

Patients with life-threatening emergencies receive care immediately.

If you are having a medical emergency, call 911.

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