Tensas Healthy Communities

Tensas: On the Move

Healthy communities are places where people come together to make their communities better for everyone through collaboration, community ownership, inclusive approaches and a long-term, positive commitment to healthy lifestyles.


Our Mission

To improve the overall health of residents in Tensas Parish through health education and increased access.


Our Goals

  • Promoting healthful eating and physical activity
  • Providing access to healthful foods and recreational facilities

  • Our Partnerships

    Tensas Healthy Communities has partnered with several organizations in order to actualize our mission of transforming Tensas Parish into a healthier community, including:

    • Tensas Community Health Center
    • Tensas Dental Clinic
    • Cross Keys Bank
    • Tensas State Bank
    • Northeast LA Highway Safety Partnership
    • Town of Newellton
    • Village of Waterproof
    • City of St. Joseph
    • Tensas Parish Police Jury
    • Tensas Sheriff Department
    • Tensas Voluntary Council on Aging
    • Tensas Parish Library
    • Tensas Parish Schools
    • Tensas Academy
    • Tensas Parish Clerk of Court
    • Tensas Parish Tax Assessor
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service



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