• Community Education and Support

  • Our community health education program is designed to help our patients and community adopt a healthier lifestyle and achieve overall better health.

    You may contact us to sign up for classes or ask questions by calling 909.944.WELL (9355), Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 4:30 pm

    Look for classes below!

    Please click on the category title(s) below for a detailed description of all the classes available:


  • Maternity Tour

    Couples considering delivering at San Antonio Regional Hospital are encouraged to attend a tour of the Maternity Unit.

    To learn more about Maternity Services, please click on: Healthy Beginnings Maternity Services.

    BUILDING: San Antonio Regional Hospital
    ROOM: Aita Auditorium
    NUMBER OF CLASSES: 1
    TIME: Please call for the next scheduled tour date and time.
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.980.BABY

    Notes:
    We encourage our patients to contact us early in their pregnancy to take advantage of the full series of classes. Call 909.980.BABY (2229).

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    Prepared Childbirth (LaMaze) Class

    Learn basic breathing and relaxation techniques and what to expect when you are in labor. Refresher classes are also available.

    BUILDING: 1125 Building
    ROOM: Newborn Feeding Center Community Education Roomr
    NUMBER OF CLASSES: 5-week class series
    TIME: Please call for the next scheduled series.

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    Breastfeeding Class

    This class is offered by a certified lactation educator to provide encouragement and instruction in the methods of breastfeeding. You attend the class before your baby is born.

    In addition, our breastfeeding experts are available to assist you while you are hospitalized. We also offer a walk-in breastfeeding clinic to provide assistance and support to breastfeeding mothers.

    BUILDING: San Antonio Regional Hospital
    ROOM: Aita Auditorium
    NUMBER OF CLASSES: 1
    TIME:Please call for the next scheduled date and time.
    CONTACT PHONE:909.980.BABY (2229)

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    Infant Care Class

    This class is designed to educate parents on the characteristics of the new baby. Physical care such as bathing, diapering, umbilical cord and circumcision care are covered.

    BUILDING: San Antonio Regional  Hospital
    ROOM: Aita Auditorium
    NUMBER OF CLASSES: 1
    TIME: Please call for the next scheduled date and time.
    CONTACT PHONE: (909) 980-BABY (980-2229)

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    Mom's Group at Healthy Beginnings

    For moms and their babies ages newborn to six months, this five-week course is designed to support new moms on their journey into parenting. Topics include maternal development (mom’s first year), baby’s milestones, cues and cries, baby’s personality, traits of a healthy family, and child safety.


    TIME: Please call for the next scheduled date and time.
    CONTACT PHONE: (909) 944-WELL (909-9355)

    Notes:Locations and dates vary. Please call our reservation line 909.944.WELL at for more information.

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    Positive Parenting at Healthy Beginnings

    For families with children ages newborn to six years of age, this class is designed to help parents raise well-mannered, confident, and respectful children by creating good habits. Discipline strategies for common behavior issues will also be given.


    TIME: Please call for the next scheduled date and time.
    CONTACT PHONE: (909) 944-WELL (909-9355)

    Notes:Locations and dates vary. Please call our reservation line 909.944.WELL at for more information.

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    Healthy Heart Class

    This class series covers cardiac risk factors, congestive heart failure, education, and how to stay healthy through blood pressure management, stress management, and exercise.

    BUILDING: 1148 Building Complex
    ROOM: Education Suite D-102
    NUMBER OF CLASSES: 6*
    DATE: Third Wednesday of each month
    TIME: 4:30 - 5:30 pm
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.920.6225

    Notes:
    *You may opt to take only those classes which interest you or the entire series.

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    Heartsaver CPR

    Designed for new and renewing CPR students, this class reviews CPR procedures as well as other basic first aid situations, pediatric emergencies, and the 911 system.

    BUILDING: 1148 Building Complex
    ROOM: Education Suite D-102
    NUMBER OF CLASSES: 1
    DATE: Second Tuesday of each month
    TIME: 6 to 10 pm
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.944.WELL (9355)

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    Pre-diabetes and Diabetes Self Management Class

    Diabetes management can be challenging, but can be made easier with the right tools. This class will cover lifestyle skills for diabetes, nutrition, meal planning, and glucose meter usage.

    BUILDING: San Antonio Regional Hospital
    NUMBER OF CLASSES: 1
    DATE: 4th Wednesday of the month
    TIME: 1 to 3 pm
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.944.WELL (9355)

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    Family and Friends CPR Class, Infants/Child

    Participants will learn how to perform CPR and manage a choking infant or child.

    BUILDING: Building 1125
    ROOM: Newborn Feeding Center Community Education Room
    NUMBER OF CLASSES: 1
    DATE: Please call for next scheduled date
    TIME: 6 to 9 pm
    CONTACT PHONE: (909) 980-BABY (2229)
    AGES: This class is designed for parents, grandparents, and babysitters.

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    Safe Sitter

    Designed for 11 to 15 year old youth. Safe Sitter is a medically accurate babysitting preparation program that teaches students rescue skills, basic first aid, nurturing, safe child care, and personal safety.

    BUILDING: Building 1125
    NUMBER OF CLASSES: 2
    DATE: Please call for the next scheduled date and time. 
    TIME: 8 am to 2:30 pm
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.920.6230

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    Sibling Class

    For siblings ages 3 - 10 who are expecting a new baby brother or sister.

    BUILDING: San Antonio Regional Hospital
    ROOM: West Wing 1 Conference Room
    NUMBER OF CLASSES: 1
    TIME: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
    DATE: Second Saturday of each month
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.920.6230
    AGES: 3 - 10

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    Diabetes Support Group

    Education on diabetes for patients and their families. Topics vary monthly.


    DATE: 1st Tuesday of the month
    TIME: 6 to7 pm
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.944.WELL (9355)

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    Heartsaver CPR and First Aid Combo Class

    Designed for new and renewing CPR students, the class will review both CPR and general first aid procedures. Pediatric emergencies, medical and injury emergencies, and the 911 system will also be covered.

    BUILDING: 1148 Building Complex
    ROOM: Education Suite D-102
    FEE: $110
    NUMBER OF CLASSES: 1
    DATE: Please call for next scheduled date
    TIME: 8 am - 4:30 pm
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.944.WELL (9355) AGES: Adults

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    Cancer Support Group

    This group is for men and women coping with any type of cancer. The group provides a safe and supportive environment in which participants can share their personal experiences as well as thoughts on coping with their disease.

    BUILDING: San Antonio Regional Hospital
    ROOM: Cancer Resource Center
    FEE: Free
    NUMBER OF CLASSES: 1
    DATE: 3rd Wednesday of each month
    TIME: 3 to 4 pm
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.579.6700

    Notes:
    All groups are held at the Cancer Resource Center, next to the Woman's Breast and Imaging Center, 901 San Bernardino Road, 3rd floor, Upland.

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    Breast Cancer Support Group

    This support group provides a safe, supportive environment in which participants can share their personal experiences and exchange thoughts and feelings with others.

    BUILDING: 901 Building
    ROOM: Cancer Resource Center
    FEES: Free
    NUMBER OF CLASSES: 2
    DATE: 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month
    TIME: 11 am to 12 pm
    AGES: Adults
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.579.6700

    Notes:
    All groups are held at the Cancer Resource Center, next to the Woman's Breast and Imaging Center, 901 San Bernardino Road, 3rd floor, Upland.

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    Cancer Caregivers

    This support group provides an opportunity for caregivers to share resources, experiences, and helpful tips.

    BUILDING: San Antonio Regional Hospital
    ROOM: Cancer Resource Center
    TIME: 3 to 4 pm
    DATE: 1st Wednesday of each month
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.579.6700

    Notes:
    All groups are held at the Cancer Resource Center, next to the Woman's Breast and Imaging Center, 901 San Bernardino Road, 3rd floor, Upland.

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    Pilates for Cancer Health

    Helps cancer patients improve their general well-being.

    BUILDING: San Antonio Regional Hospital
    ROOM: Cancer Resource Center
    TIME: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    DATE: Every Monday
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.579.6700

    Notes:
    All groups are held at the Cancer Resource Center, next to the Woman's Breast and Imaging Center, 901 San Bernardino Road, 3rd floor, Upland.

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    Look Good Feel Better

    The American Cancer Society, in partnership with the Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association, will focus on personal appearance for women undergoing cancer treatment. A free make-up kit is provided. This class will focus on all the ways you can look good and feel your best during your cancer journey – wigs, hats, scarves, make-up, clothing, skin and nail changes, nutrition, exercise, coping tips, etc.

    BUILDING: San Antonio Regional Hospital
    ROOM: Cancer Resource Center
    TIME: 10 AM - 12 PM
    DATE: 2nd Monday of each month
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.579.6700
    AGES:

    Notes:
    All groups are held at the Cancer Resource Center, next to the Woman's Breast and Imaging Center, 901 San Bernardino Road, 3rd floor, Upland.

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    Cancer Support Group

    For men and women experiencing any type of cancer. Group provides a safe and supportive environment in which participants can share their personal experiences as well as thoughts on coping with their disease.

    BUILDING: San Antonio Regional Hospital
    ROOM: Cancer Resource Center
    DATE: 3rd Wednesday of each month
    TIME: 3 to 4 pm
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.579.6700

    Notes:
    All groups are held at the Cancer Resource Center, next to the Woman's Breast and Imaging Center, 901 San Bernardino Road, 3rd floor, Upland.

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    Breast Cancer Support Group

    Support group provides a safe, supportive environment in which participants can share their personal experiences and exchange thoughts and feelings with others.

    BUILDING: San Antonio Regional Hospital
    ROOM: Cancer Resource Center
    DATE: 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month
    TIME: 11 am to 12 pm
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.579.6700

    Notes:
    All groups are held at the Cancer Resource Center, next to the Woman's Breast and Imaging Center, 901 San Bernardino Road, 3rd floor, Upland.

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    Nutritional Support for Cancer Patients

    This group will help you learn about the importance of a healthy diet, nutritional support after treatment, taste changes, appetite stimulation, and control of digestive changes during chemotherapy.

    BUILDING: San Antonio Regional Hospital
    ROOM: Cancer Resource Center
    DATE: 3rd Friday of each month
    TIME: 9:30 to 10:30 am
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.579.6700

    Notes:
    All groups are held at the Cancer Resource Center, next to the Woman's Breast and Imaging Center, 901 San Bernardino Road, 3rd floor, Upland.

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    Cancer Caregiver

    Provides support to those who are caregiving; sharing resources, experiences, and helpful tips.

    BUILDING: San Antonio Regional Hospital
    ROOM: Cancer Resource Center
    DATE: 1st Wednesday of each month
    TIME: 3 to 4 pm
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.579.6700

    Notes:
    All groups are held at the Cancer Resource Center, next to the Woman's Breast and Imaging Center, 901 San Bernardino Road, 3rd floor, Upland.

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    Orientation Class for the Newly Diagnosed

    For men and women with a new diagnosis of cancer. This class provides information on SACH resources for care, treatment, and support for you and your family. Meet our oncology nurse navigators and learn about resources in your local community that can help you manager your care.

    BUILDING: 901 Building
    ROOM: Cancer Education Center
    DATE: Please call for next scheduled date
    TIME: 12 to 1:30 pm
    FEE: Free
    AGE: Adult
    NUMBER OF CLASSES:1
    CONTACT PHONE:909.579.6700

    Notes:
    All groups are held at the Cancer Resource Center, next to the Woman's Breast and Imaging Center, 901 San Bernardino Road, 3rd floor, Upland.

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    Pilates for Cancer Health

    Helps cancer patients improve their general well-being.

    BUILDING: San Antonio Regional Hospital
    ROOM: Cancer Education Center
    DATE: Every Monday
    TIME: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.579.6700

    Notes:
    All groups are held at the Cancer Resource Center, next to the Woman's Breast and Imaging Center, 901 San Bernardino Road, 3rd floor, Upland.

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    Look Good Feel Better

    The American Cancer Society, in partnership with the Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association, will focus on personal appearance for women undergoing cancer treatment. A free make-up kit is provided. This class will focus on all the ways you can look good and feel your best during your cancer journey – wigs, hats, scarves, make-up, clothing, skin and nail changes, nutrition, exercise, coping tips, etc.

    BUILDING: San Antonio Regional Hospital
    ROOM: Cancer Education Center
    DATE: 2nd Monday of each month
    TIME: 10 am - 12 pm
    CONTACT PHONE: 909.579.6700

    Notes:
    All groups are held at the Cancer Resource Center, next to the Woman's Breast and Imaging Center, 901 San Bernardino Road, 3rd floor, Upland.

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