Classes and Programs

Classes, Programs & Screenings

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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9/5/2015 - Childbirth Preparation Accelerated Class

Preparation for labor, delivery, recovery and post partum is the focus of this course. Relaxation skills including breathing techniques are reviewed. Clients’ needs for both medicated or non- medicated birth options are addressed. Classes are led by a Registered Nurse who is a Lamaze International Certified Childbirth Educator. Sign up by the fourth month of pregnancy. Classes fill up quickly.Due to limited space and no means of supervision, no additional family members or children are allowed-only one adult is allowed with you.

Community Medical Professional Center-800 MacArthur Blvd, Suite 30. This tan brick office building is directly across from the south side of Community Hospital and west of the parking garage. For easiest access, park on the west side of 800 MacArthur building along Calumet Avenue.

Location: Other - See event description
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration: Please call 219-836-3477 or toll-free 866-836-3477 to register.
Cost: This class is FREE to anyone delivering at a Community Healthcare System Hospital, for all others the cost is $60.00.

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