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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

Saturday, February 7
Open Your Heart to Health
Sponsored by:  Teacher's Federal Credit Union 
10:00 am-3:00 pm
Westfield South Shore Mall, Bay Shore
Lord and Taylor Court

Wednesday, February 11
Free Good Samaritan University Lecture
"Making Fitness Fun"
Gina Glenn, Pure Barre
6:30 pm
Breast Help Inc. Building
32 Park Avenue, Bay Shore

Thursday, February 12
Free Good Samaritan Unversity Community Lecture
"Exercise and its Role in Weight Management
Deidre Postupack, PT, Physical Therapist
Noon
Babylon Public Library
24 Carll Avenue

Monday, February 23
Good Samaritan Blood Drive
7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Patio Café and Mobile Units

Wednesday, February 25
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture
Sponsored by Molloy College
"Can Weight Loss Surgery Improve Your Health?"
Lauren Vocile, MS, RD, CDN, Bariatric Dietitian
Way H. Lee, MD, FACS, Surgeon
6:00 pm
West Islip Fire Department
309 Union Blvd.
 

March

Wednesday, March 4
Free Blood Pressure Screening
10:00 pm - noon
Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library
One South Country Road, Brightwaters

Sunday, March 8
Healthy Sundays
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal
1434 Straight Path, Wyandanch

Wednesday, March 11
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture
"Give Foot Pain the Boot"
Noon
West Islip Public Library
3 Higbie Lane

Wednesday, March 18
Free Good Samaritan Unversity Community Lecture
"Your OB GYN & You"
6:30 pm
Breast Help Inc. Building
32 Park Avenue, Bay Shore

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 Blood Pressure Screening
10:00 pm - noon
Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library
One South Country Road, Brightwaters

Wednesday, April 1
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture
"Helping Others While Helping Yourself"
Susan Grimm, Director of Volunteer Services
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
Breast Help Inc. Building
32 Park Avenue, Bay Shore

Thursday, April 16
Learn to Be Tobacco Free
six week smoking cessation program
6:00 pm
Breast Help Inc. Building
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

May

Wednesday, May 6
Free Blood Pressure Screening
10:00 pm - noon
Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library
One South Country Road, Brightwaters

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