Health services of the clinic are tailored to meet the needs of the community. The areas of focus include obesity, asthma, infant mortality, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. These health problems are far more prevalent in the African-American community.
Over a dozen special programs are conducted at the clinic and through outreach programs and satellite centers. These programs include education, prevention and health care in the areas of infant mortality - Omaha Healthy Start; sexually transmitted diseases; WIC (Women, Infant, Child) Supplemental Feeding Program; homeless health care; HIV testing and counseling; optical; pharmacy; behavioral health; and social services.
Attendance at Charles Drew Health Center, Inc. monthly community lectures on health topics are attended by an average of 200 people.
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