DACA: Moving forward

September 5, 2017

“We are deeply disappointed and concerned that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is ending,” Andrea Skolkin, Chief Executive Officer of OneWorld, said. “The ending of this program leaves Nebraska young adults with uncertain futures at a time when we need their talents in the workforce. We urge our national leaders to work […]

Condom dress sparks sexual health conversations

August 28, 2017

September is Sexual Health Awareness Month, and to spread the word about the importance of safe sex, OneWorld’s teen group, Omaha Teen Generation, created a dress made out of an unconventional material: condoms. “We wanted to make it fun and comfortable for teens to be able to talk about condom use,” Kellie Scheinost, clinic manager […]

¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and OneWorld will present the first ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event in Omaha. The event promotes Hispanic family physical activity and good nutrition for better health and wellness for people of all ages and sizes. The event will take place in […]

United Way of the Midlands grant funds five OneWorld programs

Thanks to the generosity of United Way donors, five OneWorld programs will continue to support low-income and uninsured patients in our community. OneWorld received grants totaling $438,300 for 2017-2018 from United Way of the Midlands. These are the five programs supported by United Way: 1. Community Clinics for Children meets the basic health care needs […]

OneWorld Circles Up for Hope

In an effort to promote respect for all and to counter the sentiments of hate that are circling the nation, OneWorld staff members, patients and friends created a human “circle of hope” in front of the Livestock Exchange Building on August 23rd. All who gathered wore blue and white ribbon pins (to represent the OneWorld […]

OneWorld: Your family’s destination for back-to-school care

July 25, 2017

It’s hard to believe, but summer vacation is quickly coming to a close. As parents prepare to send their children back for another year of learning, OneWorld is ready to provide all the back-to-school care families might need. School and sports physicals can be given at any of our clinic locations. Call to make an […]

Teen-created art show explores STD testing stigmas

In July, OneWorld’s Teen and Young Adult Health Center hosted a traveling art show with one of OneWorld’s partners, the Adolescent Health Project (AHP). AHP partners provide education, outreach and services related to sexual and reproductive health for Omaha youth and young adults. The displayed artwork was created by five youth research interns, and all […]

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Guide to Strategies to Support Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies, “Access to support from health professionals such as doctors, nurses or lactation consultants is important for the health of the mother during pregnancy, after giving birth and after release from the hospital.” At OneWorld, we are […]

‘She cried and cried of happiness’: OneWorld celebrates successes for patients during National Health Center Week

Every year, OneWorld joins 1,400 fellow health centers in celebrating National Health Center Week in order to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers. National Health Center Week falls on August 13-19 this year, so we will observe the week by hosting our annual Back-to-School Bash for young patients (August 11th) […]

Back-to-School Bash/ La Fiesta Annual de Regreso a Clases 2017

June 29, 2017

OneWorld’s 2017 Back-to-School Bash is just around the corner! This year, the event will take place on Friday, August 11th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the northeast parking lot of the Livestock Exchange Building (4920 S. 30th Street). At this event, we provide free health screenings and information through a health fair, and […]

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