Health care notes…

Article published by Midlands Business Journal

One World Community Health was awarded grant funds totaling $372,400 from United Way of the Midlands to support five programs. Approximately 15,000 low-income and uninsured residents of Douglas, Sarpy, Cass and Pottawattamie Counties will receive medical, dental and behavioral health care and supportive services due to the rewards. Programs include: Community Clinics Care for Children program; The Health Outreach and Access for Refugee, Immigrant, and Minority Populations program; The Health Supportive Services program; The Integrated Health Care for Uninsured Adults program; and The Learning Community Center of South Omaha.

Premier Dental will host the 6th annual charitable event, “Dentistry From The Heart,” on Aug. 24. Premier Dental employees and volunteers will provide free dental care on a first-come, first-serve basis for adults who are uninsured, under -insured, or unemployed. Premier Dentals sponsors are Kiewit, Harcros and Arbor Bank. To date, Premier Dental has donated over $309,000 in free dental care to more than 700 residents through and collected 75 units of blood for the Red Cross through its annual event.