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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ONGOING - Diabetes Education Classes

St. Catherine Hospital Diabetes Education Classes have been Recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education. Learn to follow a special diet, exercise and monitor glucose levels. Learn about new medication and food substitutions. A free glucose monitor is given to any patient who needs one.

A physician referral and registration is required.

Outpatient diabetes classes offered in English and Spanish by a bilingual ADA Certified Diabetes Instructor.

Medicare, Medicaid or Private insurance accepted. To register and for times, dates & fees, please call 219-392-7786.

Location: St. Catherine Hospital Professional Office Building Conference Room, 4321 Fir Street, East Chicago, IN
Registration: Other - See event description.
Cost: Call for information