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The Arnold EMTs have recently received a national EMS Gold Award presented in Las Vegas, Nevada, for outstanding volunteer service. The emergency service in Arnold desires to continue to assure a high level of emergency care the people of their community. They do it well. They do it over and over again. And they do it without pay.


The Arnold community is very fortunate to have an excellent emergency medical service and fire department. The ambulance service and fire department serve a fire district of over 450 square miles with a population of over 1,400. The ambulance transports to Callaway District Hospital, Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte, Gothenburg Memorial Hospital, Jennie M. Melham Memorial Hospital in Broken Bow, and Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney if directed by a physician.

Membership in Arnold’s Fire and Rescue Department consists of 16 firefighters, 3 EMT/firefighters, 6 EMTs, and 1 first responder/firefighter. All members are volunteers. These emergency responders are professional and well-trained, logging over 150 hours per year in emergency training. The firefighters also train extensively with approximately 200 hours of training per year. They respond promptly to an average of 50 emergency calls and 20 fires per year and are very active in service and safety in the community. These citizen volunteers are our guardian angels. If ever you meet one of them, tell them that you appreciate their service.


Medical BuildingFor routine care, our Arnold clinic is a satellite of the hospital in Callaway, and for next level of care the hospital in Callaway is twenty minutes away. For a full service facility, the Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte is 45 minutes or the Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow in 40 minutes. Other choices include the Gothenburg Memorial Hospital, also 40 minutes. For specialty care, there is the Good Samaritan Hospital or the Richard H. Young Hospital in Kearney, 90 minutes. The Grand Island VA Medical Center is 120 minutes and the North Platte VA Medical Center is 45 minutes.


Monday and Wednesday
8 a.m.–5 p.m.


104 North Broadway St. (Highway 92)
Arnold, NE 69120
Phone: (308) 848-3259


Ron Sheppard, M.D.
Ken Loper, M.D.
Tim Rosfeld, P.A.C.
Bill Hinman, P.A.C.