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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

December

Saturday, December 3
Christmas Angels Tree Lighting Celebration
This joyous fesival is free and open to the public
and will include:
A visit from Santa, his elves and freinds from the North Pole
Children's Activities
Holiday refreshments
Blessing of the Christmas Tree and Nativity
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Front Parking lot of the hospital
The Lighting of the Christmas Tree will also serve as a symoblic tribute to your
"Christmas Angel"
With a small donation an angel will be displayed in the hospital lobby in honor
or memory of a loved one.  All proceeds will benefit the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation.
for more information or to make a donation, please call (631) 376-4444 or visit
our website www.good-samaritan-hospital.org

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

Wednesday, December 14
Good Samaritan Blood Drive
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Patio Cafe

 

January

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

Thursday, January 19
Learn To Be Tobacco Free
Smoking Cessation Program
Sponsored by Suffolk County Department of Health Services
Free Program held on six consecutive Thursdays
January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16 & 23
(reunion on March 16)
Stress management techniques
Behavior modificiation
Relaxation techniques
Class to be held at the
Long Island Cancer Help and Wellness Center
32 Park Avenue, Bay Shore
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
For more informaiton and to register, please call
(631) 376-4444
smoking cessation medicaiton offered for a nominal fee (Optional)

Saturday, January 28
Sunrise Mall Healthy Heart Fair
time to be annoucned
Sunrise Highway, Massapequa


February

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

Saturday, February 4
Westfield Mall Healthy Heart Fair
Time to be announced
Sunrise Highway, Bay Shore


March

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

Wednesday, March 22 
Free Good Samaritan University Aging Gracefully Workshop:
Staying well as we enter the senior years and beyond
12:30 pm
West Islip Fire Department
309 Union Blvd
A multi-topic workshop, including various screenings and refreshments


April

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

Wednesday, April 19 
Free Good Samaritan University Preventive Health Workshop:
Focusing on the unique aspects of health at every age
6:00 pm
West Islip Fire Department
309 Union Blvd
A multi-topic workshop featuring various screenings and refreshments


May

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

Wednesday, May 17 
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 various screenings and refreshments

Wednesday, May 24
Good Samaritan Blood Drive
7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Patio Cafe and Mobile Unit


June

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