Laurie received help from Health360, a program designed to help people who don't have insurance gain access to medication, specialty medical care and a medical home. Read more about Laurie's story here and about the new Health 360 clinic below.

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Community Conversations Offer Powerful, Personal Stories

CHE kicked off its Community Conversation series with a fascinating look into the world of infectious disease.The Lead Nurse in the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit shared her story of treating Ebola patients. Local experts brought the topic home with comments on vaccinations, measles, flu and other more common diseases. Video of this conversation is available for online viewing here. Registration for the upcoming events on suicide, homelessness and mental health is available here.

From left: Kate Boulter, R.N., Lead Nurse, Nebraska Biocontainment Unit; Tim Timmons, R.N., Supervisor, Communicable Disease Program, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department; Wade Fornander, M.D., Prairie Lake Family Medicine.

CHE Featured in Why Community Matters Video Series

CHE and two of the projects we have funded -- the Lincoln Public Schools Wellness Coordinator through Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln and the REAL Program of the Mental Health Association of Nebraska are featured in the latest round of "Why Community Matters" stories sponsored by Pinnacle Bank. View the video here.

Largest Grant in CHE History Supports Integrated Clinic

Bryan Health President and CEO Kim Russel, also Chair of the CHE Board of Trustees, is joined by (from left )CHE president and CEO Lori Seibel, Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler and City Councilman Carl Eskridge at the news conference announcing the new Health 360 integrated clinic.

The largest grant in the history of the Community Health Endowment of Lincoln will support Health 360, an integrated primary care and behavioral health clinic, scheduled to open in late 2015. CHE’s $1.3 million investment will help renovate the former Office Max building at 23rd and O and provide operational support. Mayor Chris Beutler and City Councilman Carl Eskridge along with officials from CHE and collaborating providers Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska and the People’s Health Center announced the project in a news conference held recently at CHE.

Media Coverage

$1.3 million investment will help fund integrated clinic, Lincoln Journal Star, 12/18/14

Nonprofits plan health clinic for former OfficeMax building, Lincoln Journal Star, 12/18/14

New Integrated Health Clinic to Open in Lincoln, 10-11 News, 12/18/14

News Conference Video, 5 City TV, 12/18/14

Architect's rendering of the new Health 360 Clinic at 23rd & O Streets. The clinic is scheduled to open in late 2015.

The Community Health Endowment (CHE) is working to make Lincoln, Nebraska, the healthiest community in the nation. Focused on that vision, we foster innovation, creativity, strong partnerships and the exchange of ideas. It is a privilege to work toward a healthier Lincoln. We invite you to help guide our way.