Something to Smile About: February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Children are not as reliable as adults when it comes to moderating their own sugar intake and brushing regularly, so it is important to make sure they attend regular dental check-ups. At these appointments, dentists and hygienists remind children how to thoroughly clean their teeth, and they check for tooth decay or cavities. An ounce […]

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OneWorld celebrates National School-Based Health Center Month

Congrats to Building Healthy Futures, Omaha Public Schools and our School-Based Health Center team! Since last July, just before the 2016 school year began, 3,936 local children and teens received care at a OneWorld School-Based Health Center (SBHC). Under the direction of Sarah Miller, APRN, our director of medical services and School-Based Health Centers, OneWorld […]

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Hundreds of patients receive coverage, peace of mind during Open Enrollment

During Open Enrollment, which took place between Nov. 1 and Jan. 31, OneWorld’s enrollment team helped 501 people access health care coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. In the final hours of Open Enrollment this year, OneWorld’s team worked until 9:30 p.m. in order to help people navigate the enrollment process until the last possible […]

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From the heart: OneWorld helps patients monitor, protect heart health

February is American Heart Month, and thanks to our donors, OneWorld is able to help patients monitor and protect their heart health throughout the year. According to OneWorld’s Chief Medical Officer, Kris McVea, M.D., in 2016, OneWorld clinicians cared for 2,789 people with diabetes, 427 patients with heart disease and 3,275 patients with high blood […]

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Learning Community Centers Selected for the Ascend Network at the Aspen Institute

We’re proud to announce that the Learning Community Centers of South and North Omaha are the first organizations in Nebraska to be selected for the Ascend Network at the Aspen Institute! Ascend is a national leader on cutting-edge, two-generation strategies to improve educational success. The two-generation philosophy, which involves working with parents and children together, […]

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