Classes and Education


At Passavant Area Hospital, one of our goals is to promote a healthy life-style to the communities we serve. We’ll help you live that healthy life-style by providing educational programs, Community Health Talks, support groups, health and nutritional counseling, and more. Here’s what we offer:

Community Health Talks
Passavant offers  Community Health Talks throughout the year. Each Talk is presented at no cost, but registration is required. Check the Events Calendar, email, or call (217) 479-5800, for more information.

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CPR
Passavant is an American Heart Association Training Center and offers a variety of CPR courses, including basic and advanced cardiac life support, basic and advanced pediatric life support, provider, and renewal. Call (217) 245-9541, extension 3890, or check the Events Calendar for a current list of classes.

Prepared Childbirth Education
This class is designed for women in their sixth month of pregnancy and their coaches, this one-day class deals with the birth process and covers breathing and relaxation techniques, C-section preparation, discomforts associated with pregnancy, and the tools (e.g. epidurals) for coping with the discomforts. This class will also review feeding options and the advantages of breastfeeding along with planning for separation related to work, school, or other activities. A tour of the Maternal Infant Health Center is included. The class is offered on the third Saturday of each month.

Support Groups
There is no charge for participating in our support groups. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. You may review the list of our support groups using the link on the right side of this page. For more information, call (217) 479-5800.

Yoga
Yoga meets each Monday at 7 p.m. Check the Events Calendar, email, or call (217) 479-5800, for more details.

Passavant Volunteer Team Earns Bronze Award for Relay for Life

Posted on: September 15, 2016

The Passavant Area Hospital Volunteer Team for the Tri-County Relay for Life earned the Bronze Award for fund-raising at the 2016 event held this past June. The Volunteer team consisted of 22 participants. Through the sale of strawberry shortcake and donations, the Volunteer Team raised $2,654. This year’s Tri-County Relay for Life raised $89,637. Crystal Sewell, Community Manager for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, center, presented the Bronze Award to some of the team members last week. Left to right is Kenny Crews, David Mead, Kathy Courier, Joyce Mullens, Annette Woods, Jan Fellhauer, Amber Crowley, Debbie Richards, Michele Underbrink, Aileen Medlock, and Patty Crews.

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