Baton Rouge


A strong collaborative expands efforts

In Baton Rouge, active participation and healthy collaboration among providers and community stakeholders helped Healthy BR support Baton Rouge during the pandemic  The community-wide coalition, which strives to educate and inspire a healthier Baton Rouge for all residents. completed its Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) in 2019 and moved forward with its implementation. The Humana members in Baton Rouge have benefited from year-over-year reductions in unhealthy days now for four years, which indicates how strong community leadership and a locally-led coalition can provide a solid foundation for improving health.

Baton Rouge at a glance

Our Focus

  • Chronic disease
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Mental/behavioral health
  • Loneliness

Barriers to Health

  • Health disparities
  • Health literacy
  • Financial literacy
  • Poor nutrition
  • Food insecurity
  • Sedentary lifestyles

Working Committees

  • We work in conjunction with Healthy BR