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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

January

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

Saturday, January 28
Sunrise Mall Healthy Heart Fair
 12 Noon - 4:00 pm
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
12 noon - 4:00 pm
Sunrise Highway, Bay Shore

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
Long Island Cancer Help and Wellness Center
32 Park Avenue, Bay Shore
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 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