Diocese of Rockville Centre

Good Samaritan Hospital

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Contact: Colleen Valdini
Public & External Affairs Manager
Christine Hendriks,
VP, Public & External Affairs
Phone: (631) 376-4104

Date:  August 9, 2010

 

West Islip, NY – Daniel Toomey, General Manager Atlantic Hyundai Auto Mall on Sunrise Highway, West Islip donated $2,500 to benefit pediatric services at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.  Accepting the check is Kathy Dulanto, Executive Director of The Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation.

 

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Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537-bed (including 100 nursing home beds), voluntary, not-for-profit hospital located in West Islip.  The medical center, which has more than 4,500 employees and almost 900 physicians on staff, had more than 30,000 patient admissions and almost 100,000 Emergency Department visits in 2009.  Good Samaritan is a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island.  Visit the website at www.good-samaritan-hospital.org.

Good Samaritan provides approximately $49 million in community service and charity care each year.  The medical center supplies residents with the tools necessary to maintain good health.  This includes community lectures, screenings, health fairs and other community programs and services.