24-Hour Emergency Care Across Long Island

All Catholic Health hospitals in Nassau and Suffolk counties have 24-hour, seven days a week emergency departments that offer pediatric emergency medicine services. At Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, we offer a dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department—the only one of its kind in the area—and the only verified Level II Trauma Center for children and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) on the south shore of Long Island.

Dial 9-1-1 now if you need immediate medical assistance.

Catholic Health's board-certified emergency medicine physicians, registered nurses, radiologists and additional support staff offer clinical excellence for pediatric emergency conditions, including orthopedic injuries, head injuries, respiratory infections, gastrointestinal issues and allergic reactions. Their compassionate care puts children at ease and provides comfort to parents.

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Good Samaritan Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

Good Samaritan Hospital’s Pediatric Emergency Department ensures that parents and their children are comfortable while waiting for care. The pediatric waiting room is separate from adult and behavioral health populations as well as larger to allow for better patient flow. Child-friendly themes create a more calming environment.

  • 12 treatment bays (two are isolation rooms)
  • 24-hour coverage by pediatric and trauma surgeons, intensivists and specialists
  • Pediatric emergency medicine specialists and pediatricians
  • Pediatric specialists, such as pediatric cardiologists and pediatric pulmonologists
  • Diagnostic and monitoring equipment, such as pediatric cardiac monitors and point-of-care ultrasound equipment to accommodate children’s unique needs
  • Only verified Level II Trauma Center for children on the south shore of Long Island
  • Only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) on the south shore of Long Island
  • Child Life Program helps children and their parents cope with hospitalization

"You always hope you never have to go there. But it’s such a relief to know these resources are available in our community."

Andrea, a West Babylon, NY, resident whose daughters received emergency care at Good Samaritan Hospital

Child Life Program at Good Samaritan Hospital

Child life experts help children and families cope with the hospital experience.

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