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September 21, 2018

Celebrating four years of impactful health solutions across Douglas County

Improving health across a diverse community isn’t an easy task, but Douglas County has been working to do just that. Over the past four years — thanks to funding provided…

September 6, 2018

Community Health Workers: Empowering others to take control of their health

They may not be formal health educators or registered nurses. They don’t necessarily devote years to pursuing a medical degree or spend all day at a hospital. However, Community Health…

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August 18, 2018

CHI pharmacies keep blood pressure in check

As the Florence CHI Health Pharmacy has learned, a simple blood pressure check can change the course of a patient’s life. Like the man who walked in for the first…

June 20, 2018

Transforming Douglas County, one clinic at a time

Of the 8,760 hours in a year, even a patient with a chronic disease might only spend a few of those hours directly with a doctor or nurse. The rest…

June 20, 2017

Midtown on the Move logs nearly 9,000 switched trips in nine weeks

When most Midtown residents think of active commuting, one word comes to mind: inconvenient. In an effort to change opinions and behaviors on active modes of transportation, and to inspire…

May 4, 2011

A healthy testimony from Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church

Rev. Ralph B. Lassiter, Pastor, Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Omaha, Nebraska and Doris Lassiter, Health Ministry Director Prior to our partnership with the Douglas County Live Well Omaha Initiative, Mount…

February 4, 2011

West Omaha pediatric clinic focuses on healthy habits

To be able to provide the best kind of care, you need to take care of yourself first. At Village Pointe Pediatrics in west Omaha, seven physicians and 24 employees…