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Gibson County

  • Lead Agency:  Gibson County Health Department
  • Coalition Coordinator: Gwen Siekman

Contact Information

  • Mailing Address: 800 S. Prince St.; Princeton, IN 47670
  • Phone: 812-476-1471
  • Fax: 812-401-4199
  • E-mail: gwensiekman@gmail.com

County Data

Total Population - 32,500

Ages 0-4 - 2,091
Age 5-17 - 5,969
Ages 18-24 - 2,724
Ages 25 and older - 21,716

African American - 622
White - 31,350
Hispanic - 229

Tobacco Free Policies

Hospitals and Health Care Facilities:

  •      Gibson General Hospital

Public School Districts:

  •      North Gibson School Corporation

Government Buildings:

County

  • All County Buildings

City

  • Oakland City- City Police
  • Oakland City- City Hall
  • Oakland City- City Water
  • Princeton- City Building
  • Princeton- City Housing
  • Princeton- City Parks

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Community-based Tobacco Control Coalition

  •    Alternative Counseling Associates
  •    State Representative Kreg Battles
  •    Dr. Brinks
  •    Catholic Diocese Schools
  •    State Senator Bob Deig
  •    Doulous Family Services
  •    Duke Energy
  •    East Gibson School Corporation
  •    Enova Premier
  •    Dr. Etherton
  •    Fred's Pharmacy
  •    Gibson County Chamber of Commerce
  •    Gibson County Commissioner
  •    Gibson County Economic Development Corporation
  •    Gibson County Fairboard
  •    Gibson County Habitat for Humanity
  •    Gibson County Health Department
  •    Gibson County Sheriff Department
  •    Gibson General Hospital
  •    Good Samaritan Nursing Home
  •    State Representative Trent Van Haaften
  •    Haubstadt Banking Center
  •    Healthy Families
  •    State Senator Linda Hume
  •    Indiana Criminal Justice Institute
  •    Indiana Youth Institute
  •    Dr. Kolb
  •    Living Water Recovery
  •    Dr. Tonya Meade
  •    North Gibson School Corporation
  •    Oakland City Family Practice
  •    Oakland City Public Library
  •    Ponderosa Steakhouse
  •   Princeton Public Library
  •   Purdue Extension
  •   Salvation Army
  •   South Gibson Apostolic Church
  •   South Gibson School Corporation
  •   South Gibson Star Times
  •   Southwestern Behavioral Health Care
  •   Southwestern Indiana Respiratory Disease Program
  •   Step Ahead of Gibson County
  •   Total Interior Systems America
  •   Tulip Tree Family Health Center
  •   WIC Program
  •   WRAY

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 tobacco free campus policies for hospitals, health care centers, and clinics.
  •    Proportion of school districts with tobacco-free campuses.
  •    Extent of promotion of the Indiana Tobacco Quitline
  •    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: $56,000