The Empowerment Network, Leaders, Advisors and North Omaha COVID 19 Task Force provide updates to the community each week. Hundreds of leaders and organizations are working together to implement solutions and provide needed resources.
The collaborative approach shows what is possible when all sectors of the community work together. Hundreds of organizations and thousands of residents including youth and adults have taken part in the community-based strategy over the years and now are working together to address issues regarding the COVID 19 Coronavirus.
The Network provides updates and links on a daily basis on the Empowerment Network facebook page.
Douglas County provides updates every day on the number of cases and tests. Click on the image below for the most recent updates.
The Empowerment Network has provided an interactive tool to put the community resources at your fingertips.
Click on the image below to access the North Omaha Village Zone Map.
Working together to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus and connecting the community to resources and opportunities.
1. Collaboration 2. Food and Basic Supplies 3. Health 4. Employment and Financial Support 5. Housing 6. Safety, Justice and Advocacy 7. Entrepreneurship/Business Stabilization 8. Support for the Village. Voting. Census. Business Support.
The Village Connector is a service provided by The Empowerment Network
The Board of Education approved the purchase of 54,400 iPad Air (current generation) tablets. The tablets will come with Wi-Fi and cellular data capabilities, as well as a case. The purchase also includes a three-year AppleCare warranty to help with future service and repairs.
This purchase ensures ALL students have access to devices to perform daily learning activities in the classroom and at home.
No More Empty Pots has initiated emergency response to urgent community needs for food relief. We’ve partnered with local producers, businesses, community organizations and volunteers to meet the demand with available resources.
Learn more about the Community Harvest CSA and Prepared Meals program. CSA is a great way to get access to affordable local, seasonal, fresh and healthy raw produce.
The NAA is working to provide continuous information during these uncharted times. Because this is a rapidly evolving situation, NAA will monitor developments and will continue efforts to secure guidance specific to the operation of rental housing from health officials.
While the restrictions around the coronavirus (COVID-19) are beginning loosen in Omaha, it is still crucial to practice preventative measures. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (the grocery store) especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.
For the next couple of months we will not be taking “walk-in” appointments please call ahead of time for an appointment as we will want to talk to first before you come to the clinic. Screening and treatment is still FREE.
Our hospitals are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and are in close contact with local health authorities. For more information for the public and health care providers on coronavirus, please visit the CDC website.
Some CHI Health events and activities have been cancelled or postponed out of an abundance of caution. Please double check the status before arriving at an event.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act is a $2 trillion economic relief plan designed to benefit individuals and businesses. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is providing updated daily documents on the
IMPORTANT NOTE: Even if you are currently detained in a Nebraska jail, you may be eligible to vote.
Voting is both a fundamental right and a civic duty. Voting is the cornerstone of our democracy and the fundamental right upon which all our civil liberties rest. The right to vote is constitutionally protected under the state and federal constitutions.
We decided to use our platform to connect our government leaders from School Board up to Congress, our community advocates and leaders and our nonprofit leaders across North and South Omaha to lay the foundation for positive and effective communication during this crisis and going forward as we heal afterwards.
The Omaha Police Department is taking additional precautions to keep our citizens and officers safe as our community deals with the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Front Desk at Central Police Headquarters, 505 South 15th Street, will remain open daily but the hours and services available will change. The hours will be 8 am-4 pm. Fingerprinting services will not be available. If you need a file a report for a non-emergency incident please call
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act is a $2 trillion economic relief plan designed to benefit individuals and businesses. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is providing updated daily documents on the CARES Act.
The City of Omaha, Douglas County, our health care partners, and first responders are working diligently to protect public health and safety as the coronavirus spreads. We are working together to lower the risk of transmission and infection and reduce the impact on our community.