FIGHTING CHRONIC DISEASE, ONE COMMUNITY AT A TIME

Louisiana Healthy Communities Coalition
Communities across the state are stepping up to fight tobacco-use and obesity – the biggest causes of death and chronic disease – through healthy policies and improvements to our built environment.

We provide a network that helps unite, train, support, and leverage communities' work through:

  • Statewide leadership and connection
  • Communications support
  • Community grants
  • Hosting an annual summit

Find Your Region

Our community coalitions are focused on tobacco and obesity prevention, and promoting healthy living. There is an LHCC in all of the state’s nine health regions.

Use this map to locate the LHCC in your area for more information on what efforts are underway in your community and how you can help.

  • Region 1: Greater New Orleans
  • Region 2: Capital/Baton Rouge
  • Region 3: Bayou/Houma & Thibodaux
  • Region 4: Acadiana/Lafayette
  • Region 5: Southwest/Lake Charles
  • Region 6: Central/Alexandria
  • Region 7: Northwest/Shreveport
  • Region 8: Northeast/Monroe
  • Region 9: Florida Parishes/North Shore
Louisiana Healthy Communities Coalition

SEE WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO

Read our blog to see how Louisianians are improving health right in their own neighborhoods.

LHCC’s Latest Grantees to Nourish Louisiana’s Health

Lots of people start off a new year with a resolution to eat healthier. We’re no different, only LHCC is helping the whole state do that by putting our money where our mouths are by awarding more than $34,000 to 14 ...

Walking The Walk In Southwest Louisiana

We all know what Southwest Louisiana has been through over the last few months. As if a pandemic and its consequences haven’t been hard enough, Southwest Louisiana has been punched again and again by storms, includi...

LHCC Helps North Louisiana Go Smoke-Free & Get Down In ...

The Louisiana Healthy Communities Coalition is overjoyed to help and highlight the people up in north Louisiana fighting our twin chronic disease monsters, tobacco and obesity - those creeping, almost unseen causes ...

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