Floyd County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Floyd

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=1

313,914,040 4,380,415 38,949
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Floyd

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=6

* Data for counties with fewer than 50 respondents have been suppressed.

N/A 27% 26%
Percent of High School Students who Smoke, 2007
USA Kentucky Floyd

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=38

23% 25% 27%
Percent of Births to Mothers who Smoked During Pregnancy, 2009
USA Kentucky Floyd

KIDS COUNT Data Center: http://datacenter.kidscount.org/data/bystate/Rankings.aspx?state=KY&ind=3809

10% 24% 35%
Percent of Adults with Asthma, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Floyd

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=48

* Data for counties with fewer than 50 respondents have been suppressed.?

N/A 13% 21%
Heart Disease Death Rate (per 100,000), 2003-2007
USA Kentucky Floyd

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=56

N/A 224.0 290.5
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Floyd

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=16

202.0 207.0 253.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Floyd

Kentucky Health Facts: http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/topic/show.aspx?ind=16

55.0 73.0 103.0
Oral Cavity & Pharynx Cancer Incidence Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Floyd

National Cancer Institute: http://statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov/cgi-bin/quickprofiles/profile.pl?21&003#incidence

* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates. Counts are suppressed if fewer than 16 cases were reported in a specific area-sex-race category.

10.8 13 11
USA Kentucky Floyd
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Prestonsburg, KY City Ordinance

Type of Law: 100% Smoke-free Workplaces and Enclosed Public Places. All enclosed public places and places of employment including facilities and vehicles owned or operated by the City.

Where smoking is not prohibited: Private residents except when used as a licensed childcare, adult day care or health care facility; hotel and motel rooms that are rented to guests and are designated as smoking rooms; retail tobacco stores; private clubs while these places are being used for private functions; outdoor areas of restaurants and bars.

Source: http://www.mc.uky.edu/tobaccopolicy/Ordinances/Reports/Prestonsburg.html

History
11/01/2009

Implementation Date

08/10/2009

Ordinance Enactment Date

07/13/2009

First Reading

01/30/14

Manchester Recognized as State Leader Ending Tobacco Use, Marks Two Years Smoke-Free

KY FORWARD | UNKNOWN | JANUARY 30, 2014 The city of Manchester has kicked the habit citywide as it celebrates the second anniversary of its smoke-free workplace ordinance. The Southern Kentucky city’s smoke-free anniversary coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Surgeon General’s first report on the health effects of smoking and tobacco use.

07/12/13

Expanded smoking ban dead in Prestonsburg

WYMT | WHITNEY BURKS | JULY 12, 2013 – An expanded smoking ordinance in Prestonsburg will not go into effect.

01/17/13

Second Hand Smoke Study Released for Floyd County

WSAZ3 | NEWS STAFF | JANUARY 17, 2013 A report released Thursday shows high levels of indoor air pollution in workplaces in Floyd County, Ky. that allow smoking, compared to those that don’t.

05/31/12

Delta Dental of Kentucky supports statewide smoking ban Read more: Floyd County Times (KY) – Delta Dental of Kentucky supports statewide smoking ban

FLOYD COUNTY TIMES | DR. JED JACOBSON | MAY 31, 2012 | In January, a bill was introduced by the Kentucky House Health and Wellness Committee to ban smoking in public places and workplaces. Unfortunately in April, the Kentucky House of Representatives decided not to bring this bill to a vote. Furthermore, in northern Kentucky, Campbell County voted in favor of a smoking ban, but a newly elected court overturned that vote.

04/24/12

Rosenberg named ‘2012 Advocate of the Year’ at Smoke-Free Policy Conference Read more: Floyd County Times (KY) – Rosenberg named ‘2012 Advocate of the Year’ at Smoke Free Policy Conference

FLOYD COUNTY TIMES | APRIL 24, 2012 | Floyd County health advocate Jean V. Rosenberg, Floyd County Health Department, was honored as the 2012 David B. Stevens, M.D. Smoke-free Advocate of the Year at the annual Spring Conference hosted by University of Kentucky’s Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy on April 11 at the Doubletree Suites in Lexington.

09/22/11

Lung Cancer Research Team Awarded $1.43 Million to Study Cancer in Eastern Kentucky

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY NEWS | ALLISON PERRY | SEPTEMBER 22, 2011 | The University of Kentucky’s Dr. Susanne Arnold and colleagues were awarded a grant by the Department of Defense to study potential environmental reasons for the high lung cancer rates in Eastern Kentucky. The grant is for $1.43 million over three years and the study began on Sept. 15.

01/07/11

Floyd to Look at Restricting Pain Clinics

FLOYD COUNTY TIMES | SHELDON COMPTON | JANUARY 7, 2011 | Floyd County Judge-Executive R.D. “Doc” Marshall said Thursday that he and his staff would be talking with Knott County officials and looking closely at the ordinance that county’s fiscal court passed banning pain clinics within in its borders this past week.

12/29/10

3 Local Hospitals Unite on Going Tobacco-free

WILLIAMSONDAILYNEWS.COM | LORETTA TACKETT | DECEMBER 2010 | Three local hospitals announced yesterday the facilities will go tobacco-free the first of next year. Williamson ARH (Appalachian Regional Healthcare) Hospital, Williamson Memorial Hospital and Logan Regional Medical Center will join other local healthcare facilities Jan. 1, 2010 in prohibiting tobacco use of any kind inside or outside hospital property.

07/29/09

Smoke Ban Gets Put on Hold

FLOYD COUNTY TIMES | SHELDON COMPTON | JULY 29, 2009 | That was the story at Monday’s meeting at Prestonsburg City Hall that should have resulted in a second reading and passage of an ordinance relating to a smoking ban within city limits.