Prevention Speaks in Douglas CountyThanks to Prevention Speaks and Communities Putting Prevention to Work for telling Douglas County's success stories. Please take a moment to watch these videos about people in Douglas County making changes in their lives and their community for better health. Watch Videos
HBO’s The Weight of the NationHBO presents a four-part documentary series, THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION, confronting the obesity epidemic. The series features interviews with leading experts, as well as individuals and their families as they share their stories struggling with obesity. Watch the series, learn the basics and take action. Together we can win the battle against obesity. LEARN MORE
Partnering For A Healthy CityOver 350 organizations have joined the Partners For A Healthy City movement to help make the healthy choice the easy choice throughout Douglas County. LEARN MORE
Live Well Omaha in Action!Watch and learn how Live Well Omaha is activating our community... Watch Video
Exercise Your Voice and Your BodyFor Omaha to become America’s healthiest city, we have to do more than just work out. We have to speak out. It is time for all of us who care about the future of our city to join the movement that is Live Well Omaha. Together, we can claim our place as one of America’s healthiest, successful and thriving cities. Watch Video
On Sunday, May 26th, from 2:00 pm to 7:00pm, join Open Streets Omaha for a fun-filled FREE afternoon at South Omaha’s Play Streets (Ciclovía) on 24th St. from L St. to P St. Play Streets is transforming the street into a play space and filling it with activities such as rock climbing, bike safety courses, cooking demos, hopscotch, zumba etc. Find Open Streets Omaha on facebook and visit OpenStreetsOmaha.org for more details.
On Sunday, April 28 from 11:00am – 4:00pm, Open Streets Omaha is presenting the first Play Streets in Aksarben Village. Play Streets is transforming the street into a play space and filling it with activities such as rock climbing, bike safety courses, cooking demos, hopscotch, zumba etc. This event will be in conjunction with YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day. All activities are FREE. Find Open Streets Omaha on facebook and at OpenStreetsOmaha.org.