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The new Dr. Kenton L. Shaffer Emergency Care Center at CHI Health Good Samaritan is equipped to treat critical illnesses and serious injuries. Conveniently located in Kearney, our Emergency Care Center is staffed by physicians who specialize in emergency medicine and nurses who are specially trained to treat emergency cases.
CHI Health Good Samaritan has provided paramedic-level emergency ambulance service to the City of Kearney and Buffalo County Fire District #1 since 1988. Our paramedics also provide mutual aid response to area ambulance and rescue squads in order to bring the emergency department closer to the patient.
CHI Health Good Samaritan Emergency Care Center is conveniently located within our full-service hospital.
Good Samaritan's Level II Trauma Center provides the highest level of trauma, surgical and critical care. Our team of nationally and internationally respected experts stands ready to take care of patients with traumatic injuries 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. CHI Health Good Samaritan is designated as an Advanced Level II Trauma Center by the Nebraska Statewide Trauma System, which demonstrates the ability to meet stringent criteria reflecting commitment, excellence and assurance of high quality care for all trauma patients.
CHI Health Good Samaritan AirCare is the longest operating original air ambulance service in Nebraska. AirCare’s equipment and staff are prepared to transport two patients without notice. This is especially helpful for an accident involving multiple patients.