Classes and Events

Community Education /
Screening Programs

The hospitals of Community Healthcare System offer many free and low-cost educational programs, screenings and support to help people live healthier, manage a chronic disease or recover from a serious illness.

Search here for class offerings throughout our healthcare system, which includes Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart. If you would like in-person assistance to find a particular class or resource, call 219-836-3477or toll free 1-866-836-3477. This service, which includes assistance in Spanish, is available Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 5 pm, and accepts registration for many of our classes.

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1/21/2015 - Bone Density Screening

This screening measures bone density at your heel. This screening test cannot be used for the diagnosis of osteoporosis or to measure your progress over time. However, if you have never been tested for osteoporosis, it can give information about your risk and also help determine if you need the central bone density test of your hip and spine.

Held in the Radiology Department.

Location: St. Catherine Hospital, 4321 Fir Street, East Chicago
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Registration: Please call 219-836-3477 or toll-free 866-836-3477 to register.
Cost: Free

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