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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

 October


 Wednesday, October 1
 Free Blood Pressure Screening
 10:00 am - noon
 Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library
 One South Country Road, Brightwaters

 Sunday,October 5
 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
 7:00 am, rolling starts 8:00 am – 11:00 am
 Dowling College, Brookhaven Campus

 Thursday,October 9
 Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
 Noon 
 “Age Related Eye Diseases”
 West Islip Public Library
 3 Higbie Lane

 Monday, October 13
Good Samaritan presents
Postitively Pink!
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Featuring:
Ask the Expert
Mamograhy Drive
Breast Health Information
Raffles, Giveaways and munch more
Wear Your Best Pink and Win A Free Prize
Westfield South Shore Mall, Sunrise Highway, Bay Shore

Thursday, October 16
 Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
 “Breast Cancer in the News”
 6:30 pm
 Lord & Taylor, Westfield Mall, Sunrise Hwy, Bay Shore

 Saturday, October 18
 Tanner Park Senior Center Health Fair
 9:00 am - noon
 Tanner Park, Copiague

 Sunday,October 19
 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
 7:00 am, rolling starts 8:00 am – 11:00 am
 Jones Beach State Park

Monday, October 20 through November 24
 Powerful Tools for Caregivers
 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
 Six week program, Preregistration is required
 $25. suggested donation to help defray the cost
 of the Caregiver Helpbook

 Tuesday, October 21
 Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
 “Foods that Fight Cancer”
 6:00 pm
 West Islip Fire Department
 309 Union Blvd

November
 Wednesday, November 5
 Free Blood Pressure Screening
 10:00 am - noon
 Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library
 One South Country Road, Brightwaters

 Wednesday,November 5
 Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
 “Improving Balance and Avoiding Falls”
 Noon
 Bay Shore - Brightwaters Public Library,
 1 South Country Road

 Wednesday,November 12
 Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
 “Exploring Type II Diabetes”
 6:00 pm
 West Islip Fire Department
 309 Union Blvd

 Thursday, November 20
 Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
 “Reducing the Holiday Stress”
 6:30 pm
 Lord & Taylor Westfield Mall, Sunrise Hwy, Bay Shore

December
 Monday, December 1
 Good Samaritan Blood Drive
 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
 Mobile Unit in the front parking lot

 Wednesday, December 3 
 Free Blood Pressure Screening
 10:00 am - noon
 Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library
 One South Country Road, Brightwaters