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Indiana State Department of Health

Tobacco Prevention & Cessation > Community Programs > Local Community-Based & Minority-Based Partners > Map > Vanderburgh County > University of Evansville University of Evansville

  • Lead Agency: University of Evansville
  • Coalition Coordinator: Terri Brown

Contact Information

  • Mailing Address: 1601 John Street; Evansville, IN 47714
  • Phone: 812-303-7378
  • Fax:
  • E-mail: terri@smokefreecommunities.org

County Data

  • county population
  • demographics breakdown
  • smoking rate

Tobacco Free Policies

Ordinance:

The Vanderburgh County ordinance requires public places and places of employment to be smoke - f ree. The ordinance allows for restaurants and bars to have separate smoking rooms. Membership clubs are exempt from the ordinance. The exemption for bars and taverns with smoking rooms will end in 2009. The ordinance becomes effective on January 2, 2007.

The Evansville ordinance only requires non-smoking areas in workplaces and public places. Effective on January 2, 2007.

Hospitals and Health Care Facilities:

·         Deaconess Cross Pointe Center LLC

·         Deaconess Hospital

·         St. Mary’s Health System

·         Wellborn Clinic

·         Select Speciality Hospital-Evansville (not tobacco free)

Public School Districts:

·         Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation

·         Signature School Inc. (not tobacco free)

Government Buildings:

County

All County Buildings

City

·         Evansville- All City Buildings

Community-based Tobacco Control Coalition

·         Carver Community Center

·         Deaconess Hospital

·         Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation

·         EVSC School Community Corporation

·         George Koch & Sons

·         Healthier Evansville

·         Ivy Tech

·         Stroma Ministries

·         University of Evansville

·         University of Southern Indiana

·         University of Southern Indiana-Heath Services Department

·         University of Southern Indiana- Nursing Program

·         Vanderburgh County Health Department

·         Wellborn Baptist Foundation

·         Wellborn Health Plans

·         Youth As  Resources

Community Indicators:

·         Extent of community activism among youth to support community change that includes youth involved in the VOICE movement.

·         Proportion of tobacco free campus policies for hospitals, health care centers, and clinics.

·         Proportion of smoke free policies for worksites, including restaurants and bars.

·         Proportion of school districts with tobacco-free campuses.

·         Extent of tobacco control policies on university/college campuses.  This includes indoor and outdoor spaces such as student housing, classroom buildings, and athletic facilities.

·         Extent of promotion of the Indiana Tobacco Quitline

·         Proportion of health care providers and health care systems that have fully implemented the Public Health Service guidelines for cessation.

·         Extent of participation by partners within the broad-based coalition.

·         Extent of participation by groups representing disparately affected (i.e. hard to reach) populations in the community. 

Funding

  • Funding for July 2009- June 2011: $250,000