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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

August

Monday, August 3
Good Samaritan Blood Drive
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mobile Unit
Front Parking lot of the hospital 

Saturday, Augst 22 
ABC’s of Children’s Health
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Ask the Expert – Carnival Games – Children’s Health Information
Activities – Raffles – Contest and More
Westfield South Shore Mall
Sunrise Highway, Bay Shore

September 

Wednesday, September 9 
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
Aging Gracefully “Take the Right Steps”
Sponsored by Futterman & Lanza LLP
Noon
Babylon Public Library, 24 South Carll Avenue
*Free Blood Pressure screenings prior to the lecture at 11:00 am

Thursday, September 10 
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
West Campus “Keep Your Keys:  Tips for Staying Safe on the Roads”
1:00 pm
Copiague Memorial Library, 50 Deauville Blvd.
*Free Blood Pressure screenings prior to the lecture at 12:00 pm

 
Tuesday, September 16 
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
Food For Thought “Was it Something You Ate?”
Sponsored by  Teacher's Federal Credit Union
6:00 pm
West Islip Fire Department, 309 Union Blvd.

Saturday, September 19 
Tanner Park Senior Center Health Fair
9:00 am – noon
Tanner Park, Copiague
 
Thursday, September 24 
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
Women’s Wellness “Men’s Health Update”
Sponsored by  Shannon Falcone Macleod, Esq
6:30 pm
Long Island Cancer Help & Wellness Center, 32 Park Avenue, Bay Shore

Sunday, September 27 
West Islip Country Fair
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
West Islip Library Grounds

Monday, September 28 
Good Samaritan Blood Drive
7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Patio Café and Mobile Units 

Tuesday, September 29 
Save the Date
Third Annual Theresa Patnode Santmann
Heart & Soul Symposium
Captain Bills Restaurant
122 Ocean Avenue, Bay Shore

Wednesday, September 30
Free Community Lecture
"Show Me Where It Hurts:  Overcoming Back and Neck Pain"
6:00pm
West Islip Fire Department, 309 Union Blvd
Click here to register
or call (631) 376-4444

October

Thursday, October 1 
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
Aging Gracefully “Exercise For Rheumatoid Arthritis”
Sponsored by Futterman & Lanza LLP
Noon
Bay Shore Brightwaters Public Library, 1 South Country Road, Brightwaters
*Free Blood Pressure screenings prior to the lecture at 11:00 am

Wednesday, October 14 
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
Women’s Wellness “Take the BREAST Care of Yourself”
Sponsored by  Teacher's Federal Credit Union
6:30 pm
Long Island Cancer Help & Wellness Center, 32 Park Avenue, Bay Shore

Wednesday, October 21 
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
Food For Thought “Quick Meals for Your Busy Family”
Sponsored by  TAC Graphic Inc.
6:00 pm
West Islip Fire Department, 309 Union Blvd.

Tuesday, October 27 
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
West Campus “What's in Your Genes?”
Spnosored by All Island Media
6:30 pm
Lindenhurst Public Library, 1 Lee Avenue


November

Tuesday, November 3 
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
Aging Gracefully “What's New in Total Joint Replacement?”
Sponsored by Teacher's Federal Credit Union
Noon
West Islip Public Library, 3 Higbie Lane
*Free Blood Pressure screenings prior to the lecture at 11:00 am

Wednesday, November 4 
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
West Campus “Super Foods for a Super You”
6:00 pm
Amityville Public Library, 19 John Street

Thursday, November 12 
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
Women’s Wellness “Can't Stomach the Pain”
6:30 pm
Long Island Cancer Help & Wellness Center, 32 Park Avenue, Bay Shore

Thursday, November 19 
Free Good Samaritan University Community Lecture:
Food For Thought “Fad Diets & Food Trends”
Sponsored by  Futterman & Lanza LLP
6:00 pm
West Islip Fire Department, 309 Union Blvd.