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Indiana State Department of Health

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

 

  • Lead Agency: Tipton County Tobacco Prevention
  • Coalition Coordinator: Debra Bennington

Contact Information

  • Mailing Address: 1000 South Main Street; Tipton, IN 46072
  • Phone: 765-675-2663
  • Fax: 765-6758289
  • E-mail: debbenny@yahoo.com

County Data

  • county population
  • demographics breakdown
  • smoking rate

Tobacco Free Policies

Ordinance:

  • No Ordinance

Hospitals and Health Care Facilities:

·         Tipton County Memorial Hospital

Public School Districts:

·         Northern Community Schools- Tipton County

·         St. John the Baptist School

·         Tipton Community School Corporation

Government Buildings:

County

  • County Office Building
  • Jail

City

  • Tipton- City Offices
  • Tipton- City Police
  • Tipton- City Parks
  • Sharpsville- City Building
  • Kempton- Town Hall
  • Windfall- Town Hall

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Community-based Tobacco Control Coalition

·         American Cancer Society

·         Healthy Families

·         Howard Regional Mental Heath Systems

·         Indiana Criminal Justice Systems

·         Northern Community School Corporation

·         Purdue Extension Office

·         Purdue Extension Youth Advisor

·         Tipton City Government

·         Tipton City Police Department

·         Tipton Community School Corporation

·         Tipton County Boys and Girls Club

·         Tipton County Excise Police

·         Tipton County Health Department

·         Tipton County Probation Department/Community Corrections

·         Tipton County Sheriff Department

·         Tipton Hospital

·         Tipton Ministerial Association

·         VOICE

·         Young Nichols Funeral Home

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.

·         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: $50,000
Tipton County