- Lead Agency: Columbus Regional Hospital Foundation
- Coalition Coordinator: Peggy Voelz
- Mailing Address: 2400 East 17th Street; Columbus, IN 47201
- Phone: 812-375-3194
- Fax: 812-376-5316
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Total Population - 71,435
- Ages 0-4 - 5,260
- Ages 5-17 - 13,691
- Ages 18-24 - 5,491
- Ages 25 and older - 46,993
- African American - 1,310
- White - 67,271
- Hispanic - 1,598
Tobacco Free Policies
The Columbus ordinance requires all public places and places of employment, including restaurants and bowling alleys to be smoke free. Bars and membership clubs are exempt from the ordinance. Effective on February 1, 2006.
Hospitals and Health Care Facilities:
Public School Districts:
- All City Buildings
- Hospitals and Health Care Facilities:
- Columbus Regional Hospital
- Quinco Behavioral Health Systems
- Public School Districts:
- Bartholomew Community School Corp.
- Flat Rock-Hawcreek School Corp.
Community-based Tobacco Control Coalition
Bartholomew Consolidated School Systems
Bartholomew County Court System
Bartholomew County Extension Office (4H)
Bartholomew County Health Department
Columbus Regional Hospital
Health Department Dental Coordinator
Love Chapel (Ecumenical Assembly)
March of Dimes
Partnership for Health Equity
Pregnancy Care Center
Student Services Director for Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation
Tobacco Cessation Clinic Facilitator
Tobacco Cessation Counselors
Volunteers in Medicine Clinic
Increase the proportion of Indiana school districts that support and implement a comprehensive school strategy against tobacco use.
Proportion of tobacco free campus policies for hospitals, health care centers, and clinics.
Proportion of smoke free policies for worksites, including restaurants and bars.
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.
Proportion of worksites that provide employer-sponsored cessation support for employees who use tobacco.
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 for July 2009- June 2011: $120,000