It’s nacho ordinary fiesta! OneWorld Community Health Centers’ Countdown to Cinco de Mayo

March 29, 2017

It’s nacho ordinary fiesta! OneWorld Community Health Centers’ Countdown to Cinco de Mayo celebration will take place on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Join us from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the northeast parking lot of the historic Livestock Exchange Building (4920 S. 30th St.) as we celebrate with live music, food from local restaurants […]

Get screened this March for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March 27, 2017

This year, one of our top priorities is screening for colorectal cancer. We’re sending the message that, you’re over the age of 50, it’s time to be screened, even if you don’t have symptoms. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second-leading cause of […]

Inclusive care: OneWorld offers variety of services for LGBTQ+ individuals

LGBT Health Awareness Week is March 27-31, 2017. OneWorld is proud to provide quality, affordable health care specially designed to fit the needs of our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (and/or questioning) patients. No matter what a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity may be, that person will be welcomed and treated with respect […]

Smile for the camera! Teledentistry gives children access to dental consultation at school

Using a computer tablet and a “wand” (an intraoral camera), OneWorld clinicians at Liberty Elementary, Indian Hill Elementary, Spring Lake Magnet Elementary and Bryan High are now able to video call pediatric dental residents at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha and Lincoln. Using a secure wireless internet connection, School-Based Health Center […]

At 78, ‘I’ve found my home for medical care’

Mike O’Hanlon built houses until he was 70 years old. “I didn’t send people to build them—I built them,” he said. “I’m 78 now, so obviously, I don’t do that anymore. But I still get calls every week from people, ‘Can you do this, Mike? Can you do that?’” Though O’Hanlon says he only gets […]

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

February 27, 2017

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

February 6, 2017

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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