Legislative District 5

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111 Health professionals
in your district graduated from UNMC.

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175 UNMC employees
live and pay taxes in the district.

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52 Current UNMC students
graduated from a high school in your district.

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16 Health professionals in your district
help train UNMC students in a clinic in your district.

Programs impacting your district

  • Dental Hygiene’s Sealant Program offers oral health education, sealants, fluoride varnish and exams free of charge to children in second, third and sixth grades. School selection is based on student eligibility in the free/reduced lunch program.
  • The South Omaha Community Care Council, in partnership with UNMC and Nebraska Medicine, meets regularly to discuss and initiate programs that will provide greater access to affordable and quality health care, education, resources and services for the South Omaha community.
  • UNMC’s student-run SHARING clinics provide health care to indigent patients, including general health, vision and dental care, diabetes treatment, and testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. unmc.edu/sharing