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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

Wednesday, March 25
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture
Sponsored by Molloy College
"Sugar Detox:  Hype or Hope?"
Tracey Giambertone, RDN, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
6:00 pm
West Islip Fire Department
309 Union Blvd.

April

Wednesday, April 1
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture
"Helping Others While Helping Yourself"
Susan Grimm, Director of Volunteer Services
Noon
Free Blood Pressure Screenings before lecture
11:00 am - 12 Noon
Bay Shore - Brightwaters Public Library
One South Country Road, Brightwaters

Wednesday, April 15
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture
Sponosred by All Island Media
"Top Trending Health Concerns"
6:30 pm
The Long Island Breast Help and Wellness Center
32 Park Avenue, Bay Shore

Thursday, April 16
Learn to Be Tobacco Free
six week smoking cessation program
6:00 pm
Long Island Breast Help and Wellness Center
32 Park Avenue, Bay Shore

Wednesday, April 22
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture
Sponsored by Molloy College
"Peeling Back Food Labels"
Kyle Wolfe, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
Chef John Vaeth
6:00 pm
West Islip Fire Department
309 Union Blvd.

Sunday, April 26
Healthy Sundays
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
St. John of God
84 Carleton Avenue, Central Islip

Monday, April 27
Diabetes Prevention Program (DDP)
Free to those with Pre-diabetes or at high risk for
developing type 2 diabetes.
Suffolk County Department of Health Services will be conducting
this 16 week program hosted by Good Samaritan at
The Long Island Breast Help and Wellness Center
32 Park Avenue, Bayshore
6:00 pm
Pre-registration is required
please call 631-853-2928

Monday April 27
Good Samaritan Blood Drive
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Patio Cafe
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Moblie Unit in the Front Parking Lot

May

Tuesday, May 12
Every Second Counts:
Stroke Risk Factors & Warning Signs
with Nancy LaReddola, RN, MS, NE-BC, Strok Coordinator and
Robin Hellreich, RN, MS, NE-BC Nurse Manager Stroke Unit
12:00 noon
West Isip Public Library
3 Highbie Lane
Free blodd pressure screenings prior to the lecture
beginning at 11:00 am

Sunday, May 31
Healthy Sundays
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
St. Luke's
266 Wicks Road, Brentwood