Immediate Care in Any Emergency

Timing and expertise are critical in an emergency. CHI St. Joseph Health Emergency Medical Services is here to provide life-saving medical ground and air transport when families throughout our region need it most.

Linked to the region’s leader in emergency and trauma services at CHI St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital Emergency & Trauma Center in Bryan, Texas, our team of EMTs and Paramedics are trained to provide the highest level of care available. Serving thousands of families across six counties, CHI St. Joseph Health EMS offers dependable care and access to the highest standard of care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Through our partnership with PHI Air Medical Services, CHI St. Joseph Health AirMed12 combines quality emergency care with the capabilities of the country’s leading provider of air medical transport. AirMed12 is the only air transport in the Brazos Valley and transports patients to hospitals throughout the region – including hospitals in Houston, Austin, and Temple.

Centralized emergency dispatch and medical direction under CHI St. Joseph Health Regional Emergency & Trauma Center also enable our team to respond quickly and capably in an emergency.

Trained by the Best

Our ambulance and AirMed12 teams include Paramedics, EMTs, flight medics, and credentialed paramedic shift supervisors, all specially trained to intervene medically both in the field and throughout transport.

In addition to earning external certification, our EMS team members receive dedicated academy training in CHI St. Joseph Health Emergency Centers to master our life-saving interventions. This additional training supports ambulance and air medical teams in delivering a consistently high standard of care across the seven counties we serve. It also creates a seamless transition of care for our patients, from the time our EMS teams arrive to our CHI St. Joseph Health Emergency Centers and into other areas of our hospital.

Serving Our Community

Emergency responders throughout the Brazos Valley rely on our expert EMS team for comprehensive training in acute care and trauma intervention, including Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS).

Our team also provides education and emergency medical support for community events.

911 Service and Dispatch Throughout the Region

The EMS team has stations across five counties and provides 9-1-1 cover for Burleson, Grimes, and Madison counties and part of Leon County. The team also provides peak-hour service in Austin County to support CHI St. Joseph Health Bellville Hospital.

The Communications Center provides dispatch services in Grimes, Madison, and Brazos counties.