Classes and Programs

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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9/9/2014 - Choices in Childbirth

This 6 week consecutive class offers expectant parents an opportunity to explore the many aspects of childbirth. A certified childbirth educator will help you navigate through the stages of labor, delivery, post-partum and newborn care. Methods for managing labor from Lamaze to the use of pain medications and epidurals will be presented to help you choose which options will work best for you.

Your partner or support person is encouraged to attend with you.

Held Tuesdays Sept 9-Oct 14.

Location: St. Mary Medical Center, Patient Tower, 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., Hobart, IN
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Registration: Please call 219-836-3477 or toll-free 866-836-3477 to register.
Cost: This class is FREE to anyone delivering at St. Marys, for all others the cost is $60.00/couple.

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