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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5/17/2016 - Stroke Symposium

A neurologist, cardiologist, emergency medicine physician and a rehabilitation coordinator will discuss signs, symptoms and causes of stroke. Topics will include prevention, treatment after stroke, nutrition, physical activity and medications. Browse a consortium of vendors providing helpful information and free health screenings will also be available. Refreshments will be served. FREE

Vendors open at 8:30, speakers are from 9:00-1:00

9 am - Stroke is an Emergency
Hansa Sawlani, M.D.
St. Mary Medical Center Emergency Department

9:30 am - Cardiology Related to Stroke
Zlatan Stepanovic, M.D.
Medical Director ICU, Director Heart Failure Clinic

10:30 am - Stroke 101
Mark Simaga, M.D.
Neurologist, Medical Director of the Stroke Center

11:30 am - Hemorragic Stroke
Ankit Mehta, M.D.
Neurosurgery, St. Mary Medical Center

12:30 pm - Get Your Plate in Shape
Chef Ryan C. Smith
Production Supervisor/Chef

FREE Health Screenings:
-Lipid Profile Screening*
-A1-C Glucose Screening*
-Body Composition
-Blood Pressure
*(12-hour fasting recommended)

Raffle prizes and refreshments.

Location: St. Mary Medical Center, West Entrance, 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., Hobart IN
Time: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Registration: Please call 219-836-3477 or toll-free 866-836-3477 to register.
Cost: Free

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