Rose Theater helps OneWorld pediatric patients access performing arts

June 20, 2018

Thanks to the generosity of The Rose Theater in Omaha, financial assistance is now available for OneWorld pediatric patients who are interested in attending fall drama classes at the Rose. Families who are interested in these theater scholarships can contact OneWorld’s parent resource coordinator, Tinisha Poitier, at (402) 502-8905 or at tpoitier@oneworldomaha.org. In addition to […]

OneWorld named UNMC College of Pharmacy’s Site of the Year

At the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)’s 2018 College of Pharmacy Scholastic Honors Convocation, pharmacy students named OneWorld the Site of the Year, and Jessica Downes, Pharm.D., was named Faculty Preceptor of the Year. Downes is a clinical pharmacist at OneWorld and a clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice at UNMC. According to Downes, […]

¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® returns to Omaha at OneWorld

June 14, 2018

¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® returns to Omaha at OneWorld Facebook event On Saturday, June 30, 2018, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and OneWorld Community Health Centers, Inc. will present the second annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event in Omaha. The event promotes Hispanic family physical activity and good […]

New OneWorld programs to encourage breastfeeding, reduce childhood obesity

May 25, 2018

Through a 2017 Preventing Childhood Obesity Community Grant, OneWorld Community Health Centers and the Douglas County Health Department have teamed up with Children’s Hospital & Medical Center to help reverse childhood obesity. With the grant funds from Children’s Hospital & Medical Center and with support from our partners at MilkWorks, a nonprofit Community Breastfeeding Center, […]

OneWorld named recipient of the Best Places to Work for the Advancement of Women Award

OneWorld Community Health Centers is proud to announce that Baird Holm LLP and the Institute for Career Advancement Needs (ICAN) named us as this year’s recipient of the Best Places to Work for the Advancement of Women Award. The award was presented at the 2018 ICAN Women’s Leadership Conference on May 15, 2018 at the […]

OneWorld helps women make health a priority

At OneWorld, we’re proud to help women make their health a priority and build positive health habits. In honor of National Women’s Health Week (May 13-19, 2018), we’re highlighting a few of our programs and services that help low-income, underserved women access care that they might not otherwise be able to receive. Women’s Health Center: […]

Immigrant-Focused Medical/Legal Partnership supports OneWorld families

OneWorld and the Immigrant Legal Center formed a unique Immigrant-Focused Medical/Legal Partnership (IMLP) in July of 2017. This partnership assists qualifying OneWorld patients by providing them with an immigration attorney who will answer any immigration-related questions, identify potential forms of relief and, if relief is available, provide direct legal assistance free of charge. OneWorld patients […]

National Minority Health Month: Community partnerships help promotoras reduce health disparities

April 24, 2018

OneWorld’s promotoras, or community health promoters, work to increase health care access and disease prevention within minority populations in Douglas and Sarpy counties. Our promotoras are peers and community members who connect with their neighbors, families, friends and communities to promote health and prevent disease. They focus on improving health outcomes by increasing access to […]

Get tested at OneWorld in April for STD Awareness Month

STDs are a problem in our community, but many people who have an STD don’t have symptoms, so they don’t know they have one. One of the top health care concerns in Douglas County is that adolescents and young adults (ages 15 to 24) have higher rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea than any other age […]

Thank you, OneWorld volunteers!

April is National Volunteer Month, so we’re celebrating those who donate their time, talents and resources to OneWorld. Thank you to our 25 clinical volunteers, 44 administrative volunteers, 20 board members and 16 advisors for all that you do for our organization and our patients! Our board members and advisors give their time to OneWorld […]

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