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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

April

Wednesday, April 19 
Free Good Samaritan University Prevention as Medicine Workshop:
Focusing on Gynecology, Gastroenterology and Nutritonal Myths or Fact
Presented by:  Denise Lester, MD, Obstetrics/Gynecology, and
Madeline Basler, MS, RDN, CDN Dietitian
6:00 pm
West Islip Fire Department
309 Union Blvd
A multi-topic workshop featuring various screenings and refreshmentsWednesday, April 19 

Thursday, April 27
MEET THE EXPERT:  Head and Neck Cancer Management
with Arnbjorn Toset, MD, FACS
6:30 pm -8:30 pm
West Islip Public Library
3 Higbie Lane


May

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

Wednesday, May 10
FREE Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Screening
6:00 pm -8:30 pm
limited appointments starting at 6:00 pm
Good Samaritan's Radiation Oncology Department

Thursday, May 11
Free Stroke update communtiy lecture
12 noon
Bay Shore Brightwaters Public Library
1 South Country Road, Brightwaters

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