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The Hospitals of C Community Healthcare System® UPCOMING OMING PROGRAMS COMHS.org/CHSevents JULY Healthy Eating Series: Harvest your Rewards AUGUST Thursday, Aug 1; 5:30 - 7:30 pm Cancer Transitions® Back-to-School Physicals St. Mary Medical Center Valparaiso Health Center Community Room 3800 St. Mary Dr., Valparaiso Community Care Network physicians and nurse practitioners are pleased to provide students high quality school physicals at a special rate of $35 each. Call 219-836-3477 or toll-free 866-836-3477 to find the practitioner’s office nearest you. Thursdays, July 18 - Aug 22; 5:30 - 7:30 pm Cancer Transitions® is a free two-hour, six-week workshop designed to help cancer survivors make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care. Expert panelists including nurse practitioners, nutritionists and fitness experts will discuss exercise tailored to each participant’s abilities, training in relaxation and stress management, and tips for nutritious eating. This free program will answer many questions about cancer survivorship post-cancer treatment. Well Walker’s Club Fitness Session Mondays, July 22 & 29; 11:30 am - 12:30 pm St. Catherine Hospital Professional Office Building Conference Room 4320 Fir St., North Entrance, East Chicago Join us for exercise classes that focus on the mind, body and spirit and are led by Fitness Pointe instructors. Classes will concentrate on breathing and relaxation techniques; range of motion including balance and flexibility. Learn about the Well Walker’s Club and their “Walk the Historic Roads of America” campaign. Weight Loss Surgery…Is it Right for Me? In this seminar, you will learn about Northwest Indiana’s most comprehensive program for surgical and nonsurgical weight loss from our leading team of healthcare professionals. Call 219-703-2019 or COMHS.org/overit to register. We Deliver Preparing for the birth of a child is a unique life-changing experience. Expectant mothers want the best for their babies. That’s why a great place to start is the Family Birthing Centers of Community Healthcare System. As your baby’s birth approaches, Community Hospital, Munster, St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago, and St. Mary Medical Center, Hobart, offer free childbirth classes and prenatal programs to help you feel empowered, well-prepared and confident. New Breastfeeding Basics classes now also offered at St. Catherine Hospital. Visit the Family Birthing Centers of Community Healthcare System online at COMHS.org/baby or call 219-703-2020. $35 COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM® Community Care Network, Inc. COMHS.org/backtoschool Ivy Tech Community College, 410 East Columbus Dr., East Chicago Harvest time! St. Catherine Hospital started our container garden in the spring; it’s time to reap our rewards. Join us for a cooking demonstration and tasting featuring items we grew in our container gardens. Recipe ideas, nutritional tips and more are available for the whole family. Refreshments. Free. Stroke Awareness Fair Friday, Aug 2; 9 am - 2 pm St. Catherine Hospital Professional Office Building Conference Room, 4320 Fir St., East Chicago Join us for informative talks and free screenings sponsored by St. Catherine Hospital in collaboration with Community Healthcare System and Indiana University School of Medicine. Presentation on Prevention, Treatment and Recovery by Neurologist Andrea DeLeo, DO. Interactive booths with vendors, raffle prizes, refreshments. Registration not necessary. Call 219-836-3477 for more information. PHYSICALS! Cost does not include immunizations, medications and diagnostic tests or follow up. Payment is due at the time of service. Insurance will not be billed for exam. Appointments are required. Please bring school forms. MANY LOCATIONS ACROSS NORTHWEST INDIANA! Programs are FREE! Registration is required. Call 219-836-3477 or 866-836-3477. COMMUNITY HOSPITAL MUNSTER ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL EAST CHICAGO ST. MARY MEDICAL CENTER HOBART

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