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Indiana State Department of Health

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Lawrence County

  • Lead Agency: Hoosier Uplands
  • Coalition Coordinator: Greg Mahuron

Contact Information

  • Mailing Address: 521 West Main Street; Mitchell, IN 47446
  • Phone: 812-849-4457
  • Fax:  812-849-4467
  • E-mail: gmahuron@hoosieruplands.org

County Data

Total Population - 45,922

Ages 0-4 - 2,983
Ages 5-17 - 8,291
Ages 18-24 - 3,516
Ages 25 and older - 31,132

African American - 178
White - 44,969
Hispanic - 416

Tobacco Free Policies

 

Hospitals and Health Care Facilities:

  •          Bedford Regional Medical Center
  •          Dunn Memorial Hospital

Public School Districts:

  •          Mitchell Community Schools
  •          North Lawrence Community Schools

Government Buildings:

County

  • Courthouse
  • Sheriff Department

City

  • Bedford- City Hall
  • Bedford- City Police
  • Bedford- City Parks
  • Mitchell- City Parks
  • Mitchell- City Hall

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Community-based Tobacco Control Coalition

  •         American Family Insurance
  •         Bedford North Lawrence
  •         Bedford Public Library
  •         Indiana Rural Health Association
  •         Jonathan's Gym
  •         Midwest Screen-Printing
  •         Mitchell Community Schools
  •         North Lawrence Community Schools
  •         Pregnancy Care Center
  •         River's Edge Fellowship Church

Community Indicators:

  •          Increase the proportion of Indiana school districts that support and implement a comprehensive school strategy against tobacco use.
  •          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: $82,400