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Adams County

  • Lead Agency: Boys & Girls Club of Adams County
  • Coalition Coordinator: Debby Pontecorvo

Contact Information

  • Mailing Address: 313 West Jefferson Street; Decatur, IN 46733
  • Phone: 260-724-5368
  • Fax: 260-724-5323
  • E-mail: dportecorvo@co.adams.in.us

County Data

  • Total Population - 33,625
  • Ages 0-4 - 2,702
  • Ages 5-17 - 7,752
  • Ages 18-24 - 3,062
  • Ages 25 and older - 20,109
  • African American - 46
  • White - 32,720
  • Hispanic - 1,118

Tobacco Free Policies

Hospitals and Health Care Facilities:

  • Adams Memorial Hospital
  • Adams Health Network

Public School Districts:

  •  Adams Central Community Schools
  •  North Adams Community Schools
  •  South Adams Schools

Government Buildings:

County

  • County Office Building
  • Courthouse
  • Adams County Jail
  • Adams County Highway Department Buildings

City

  • Berne-Park Pavilion
  • Berne-City Hall
  • Decatur-Community Center
  • Decatur-City Police
  • Decatur-City Fire
  • Decatur-City Hall
  • Decatur-City Parks

    

Community-based Tobacco Control Coalition

  • Adams Central School Corporation
  • Adams County Health Department
  • Adams Memorial Hospital
  • Decatur Dental Services
  • Hope Clinic
  • North Adams School Corporation
  • Park Center
  • Purdue Extension Service of Adams County
  • South Adams School Corporation
  • St. Mary's Church Youth Pastor
  • Substance Abuse Awareness Council of Adams County
  • Thunderbird Products

Community Indicators

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

  • Funding for July 2009- June 2011: $88,000