OneWorld dental clinics donate services to give 300 uninsured children healthy smiles

February 21, 2018

Throughout February (for National Children’s Dental Health Month), OneWorld dental clinics have been providing free preventive dental care to uninsured children (ages 1-18). Parents and guardians are able to schedule appointments for their children at OneWorld’s Livestock Exchange Building campus, OneWorld Bellevue, OneWorld Northwest and OneWorld West until the designated 300 appointment slots are filled. […]

Celebrating a decade of care in Plattsmouth

OneWorld Plattsmouth (also known as Cass Family Medicine) has now served the Cass County community for 10 years. Please join us as we celebrate a decade of care with a birthday party for the clinic! Patients, community members and friends are welcome to attend the open house event at OneWorld Plattsmouth (122 S. 6th St. […]

School-Based Health Centers care for more than 4,100 children this school year

February is National School-Based Health Center Month, but the teams at OneWorld’s four School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) are hard at work year-round. So far this school year (from August 2017 – January 2018), 4,114 local children and teens have received care at a OneWorld SBHC. OneWorld’s clinics are located inside Bryan High, Indian Hill Elementary, […]

Community health center funding secure for 2 years

After federal funding for community health centers expired in October 2017, OneWorld joined the Health Center Advocacy Network, the Health Center Association of Nebraska and other health centers nationwide in advocating for funding reauthorization. As Congress delayed action to fix the funding cliff, OneWorld alone faced losing $4,359,626 in federal funds, and more than 84,000 […]

Community Health Center funding secure for 2 years

February 9, 2018

Dear OneWorld supporter, Early this morning, Congress voted to support a bipartisan budget deal that included two years of funds for community health centers, and President Trump signed the bill. The 1,400 health centers across the nation now have the resources they need to operate until September of 2019. Needless to say, we are elated […]

A health care crisis: Omaha World-Herald Public Pulse letter

February 5, 2018

This letter was published in the Omaha World-Herald‘s Public Pulse section on February 5, 2018. More than four months ago, Congress failed to extend funding for community health centers like Omaha’s OneWorld clinics. Health centers rely on government funding to provide a comprehensive range of health care services for vulnerable populations, so Congress’ inaction is putting more […]

Access matters: OneWorld leads the way in teen, young adult health care in Omaha

January 22, 2018

OneWorld’s Teen and Adult Health Center on South 24th St. opened in January 2016. Since then, the clinic has provided critical primary and behavioral health care for patients who speak nine different languages and live in 13 different ZIP codes. The clinic’s extended night and weekend hours make health care more accessible for teens and […]

Free preventive dental services available for children in February

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and to celebrate, OneWorld Community Health Centers will provide free preventive dental care to the first 300 uninsured children (ages 1-18) whose parents/guardians call to schedule appointments throughout the month. Our dental team will provide dental exams, radiographs, cleanings and 1st molar sealants and treatment plans free of […]

Quick Sick clinics help patients receive needed urgent care

There’s never a convenient time to get sick, but when patients need care after normal clinic hours or on weekends, OneWorld’s two Quick Sick urgent care clinics are here for them—no appointment needed. Both the Quick Sick clinic at our Livestock Exchange Building campus and the Quick Sick clinic at OneWorld Northwest (4229 N. 90th […]

Health care at risk: Omaha World-Herald Public Pulse letter

January 2, 2018

This letter was published in the Omaha World-Herald‘s Public Pulse section on January 1, 2018. Right now, OneWorld and other community health centers in Nebraska are experiencing a federal funding cut that took effect Oct. 1. Without a permanent fix soon, health centers like ours will have to make difficult choices to save costs and […]

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