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Community Health

Good Samaritan is committed to the health of the communities we serve. In times of need, we are fully staffed and equipped to respond to illness or injury. We are also committed to providing the information and education you need to prevent injury and illness and maintain wellness. Our community service plan explains some of the many ways Good Samaritan benefits your community.

Click here for Good Samaritan's Community Service Plan.

Good Samaritan is looking for your input. Click here to fill out the hospital’s community survey online.

In Your Community

Good Samaritan strives to provide the highest quality of health care to our neighbors. For more information on some of the hospitals’ latest partnerships and events that are being held in your local community or to schedule an event at your school, church or community center, call (631) 376-4444.

Upcoming Events

 

March

April

Wednesday, April 6
Blood Pressure Screenings
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Lane

Wednesday, April 13 
Free Good Samaritan University Women's Wellness Workshop:
Focusing on the unique aspects of a woman's health at every age
6:00 pm
St. John the Baptist High School
1170 Montuak Highway, West Islip
Beach Drive entrance

A multi-topic workshop featuring experts on Heart Health, Gynecology and Genetics, including
various screenings and refreshments

Monday, April 25
Good Samaritan Blood Drive
7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Patio Cafe and Mobile Unit

Saturday, April 30
Drive Without Distractions “KEEPING TEENS SAFE ON THE ROADS”
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
In addition to the dangers of drunk driving, texting and cell phone use
behind the wheel significantly increase a driver’s risk of crashing. Even
a single, momentary distraction while driving can cause a lifetime of
devastating consequences. Join us as we discuss the importance of
your safety and how safe and distraction free driving starts with you.
Appropriate for ages 15-18 and parents
West Islip Fire Department,309 Union Blvd

May

Wednesday, May 4
Blood Pressure Screenings
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Lane

Thursday, May 5
Bay Shore Summit Expo
Evening (Time TBD)
Bay Shore High School, 155 Third Ave.

Thursday, May 12 
Free Good Samaritan University Food for Thought Workshop:
The vital impact of nutrition on health at every age and stage
6:00 pm
West Islip Fire Department
309 Union Blvd
A multi-topic workshop featuring experts on the importance of Healthy Eating, including
various screenings and refreshments

Sunday, May 22
The North Babylon Street Fair and Community Festival
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Deer Park Avenue, North Babylon

June

Wednesday, June 1
Blood Pressure Screenings
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Lane

Sunday, June 5
Islip Street Fair
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Main Street, Islip

Sunday, June 12
Bay Shore Street Fair
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Main Street, Bay Shore

July

Wednesday, July 6
Blood Pressure Screenings
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Lane


August

Monday, August 1
Good Samaritan Blood Drive
10:00 am –4:00 pm
Mobile Unit

Wednesday, August 3
Blood Pressure Screenings
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Lane

Wednesday, August 17
4th Annual Theresa Patnode Santmann HEART AND SOUL SYMPOSIUM
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Captain Bill’s Restaurant, 122 Ocean Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706
Morning workshops, Keynote & luncheon & much more

September

Wednesday, September 7
Blood Pressure Screenings
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Lane

Wednesday, September 21
Good Samaritan Blood Drive
7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Patio Cafe and Mobile Unit

Sunday, September 25
West Islip Country Fair
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
West Islip Library Grounds

October

Wednesday, October 5
Blood Pressure Screenings
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Lane

November

Wednesday, November 2
Blood Pressure Screenings
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Lane

December

Wednesday, December 7
Blood Pressure Screenings
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Lane