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Tobacco Prevention & Cessation > Community Programs > Local Community-Based & Minority-Based Partners > Map > Bartholomew County Bartholomew County

Bartholomew County

  • Lead Agency: Columbus Regional Hospital Foundation
  • Coalition Coordinator: Peggy Voelz
Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2400 East 17th Street; Columbus, IN 47201
  • Phone: 812-375-3194
  • Fax: 812-376-5316
  • E-mail: pvoelz@crh.org

County Data

  • 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

Ordinance:

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:

  •  Columbus Regional Hospital

Public School Districts:

  • Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation
  • Flat Rock-Hawcreek School Corporation

Government Buildings:

County

  • All County Buildings

City

  • 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
  • Healthy Communities
  • Love Chapel (Ecumenical Assembly)
  • Lung Center
  • March of Dimes
  • Partnership for Health Equity
  • Pregnancy Care Center
  • Sandcrest Medical
  • Student Services Director for Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation
  • Tobacco Cessation Clinic Facilitator
  • Tobacco Cessation Counselors
  • Volunteers in Medicine Clinic
  • WIC

Community Indicators

  • 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

  • Funding for July 2009- June 2011: $120,000