Top 10 Health Priorities for East Baton Rouge Parish

The Mayor’s Healthy City Initiative (Healthy BR) is working on a community health needs assessment for East Baton Rouge Parish. As part of this process we have identified the top 10 health priorities for our Parish.  In order to make this a true community assessment, we need YOUR input on what YOU think are the most important health priorities. To find out more information about the top 10 health priorities of our parish view the videos below featuring local subject matter experts!
Health Equity and Racial Disparities
Behavioral health
Public Health Emergency Preparedness :  
Baton Rouge has experienced many national disasters such as hurricanes and floods. In 2020, when COVID-19 hit, it was another type of emergency that threaten the health and safety of families and communities. As a result, it is important that the healthcare community and first responders be prepared and ready to respond to any type of emergency that may come.

   EBRP   Ascension   Louisiana  Top US    Performers 
 Vaccinations  48% 46% 42% 53%
Source: County Health Rankings: East Baton Rouge and Ascension

Healthy Living/Lifestyles
Chronic Disease
Maternal and Infant Health
Violence Prevention
Social Determinants of Health
Pediatric and Adolescent Health
We appreciate your input, and look forward to sharing what we find out in early 2021!

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* 1. Please rank the health priorities from 1 (most important) to 10 (least important). 

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* 3. What is your email address? 

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* 4. Thank you for taking the time to take our survey. If you want more information on Healthy BR you can go to our website or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. If you have any further comments or thoughts please leave them below.