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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

February

Thursday, February 23
Learn To Be Tobacco Free
Smoking Cessation Program
Sponsored by Suffolk County Department of Health Services
Free Program held on six consecutive Thursdays
February 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
(reunion on April 20)
Stress management techniques
Behavior modification
Relaxation techniques
Class to be held at the
Good Samaritan Hospital Patio Cafe 
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
For more information and to register, please call
(631) 853-3187
smoking cessation medication offered for a nominal fee (Optional)


March

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

Wednesday, March 15
Good Samaritan Blood Drive
7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Patio Cafe and Mobile Unit

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

Saturday, May 20
Westfield South Shore Mall Health Fair
12 Noon - 4:00 pm
Sunrise Highway, Bay Shore

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

July

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

August

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

Monday, August 7
Summer Blood Drive
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mobile unit in the front parking lot

Wednesday, August 16
Theresa Patnode Santmann Heart and Soul Symposium
Time TBA
Captain Bill's Restaurant, Bay Shore

September

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

Wednesday, September 13
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

Wednesday, September 20
Good Samaritan Blood Drive
7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Patio Cafe and Mobile Unit

October

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

Wednesday, October 11
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

Saturday, October 21
Westfield Sunrise Mall Health and Wellness Fair
12 Noon - 4:00 pm
Sunrise Highway, Massapequa

November

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

Wednesday, November 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

December

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

Wednesday, December 13
Good Samaritan Blood Drive
7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Patio Cafe and Mobile Unit