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Indiana State Department of Health

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

Adams County

  • Lead Agency: Community Action Program of Western Indiana
  • Coalition Coordinator: Kathy Walker

Contact Information

  • Mailing Address: 418 Washington Street; Covington, IN 47932
  • Phone: 765-793-4881
  • Fax: 765-793-4884
  • E-mail: kwalker@capwi.org

County Data

Total Population  - 17,954

Ages 0-4 - 1,191
Ages 5-17 - 3,520
Ages 18-24 - 1,290
Ages 25 and older - 11,953

African American - 19
White - 17,722
Hispanic - 190

Tobacco Free Policies

Hospitals and Health Care Facilities:

  • St. Vincent South Clinic

Public School Districts:

  • Attica Consolidated School Corporation
  • Covington Community School Corporation
  • Southeast Foundation School Corporation

Government Buildings:

  • All county government buildings are smoke free.

Community-based Tobacco Control Coalition

  • Attica Consolidated School Corporation
  • Community Action Program Inc. of Western Indiana
  • Covington Business Association       
  • Covington Community School Corporation
  • Fountain Co. Ministerial Association via Nazarene Church of Covington
  • Fountain County /Warren County Health Department
  • Indiana Criminal Justice Institute
  • Indiana Rural Health Association      
  • MSD of Warren County        
  • SE Fountain School Corporation
  • St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital
  • Super Test
  •  TATU/VOICE youth            

Community Indicators

  • Increase the proportion of Indiana school districts that support and implement a comprehensive school strategy against tobacco use.
  • 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.
  • Proportion of school districts with tobacco-free campuses.
  • 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: $54,000