Hopkins County

Total Population, 2012
USA Kentucky Hopkins

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

313,914,040 4,380,415 46,718
Percent of Adults who Smoke, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Hopkins

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% 20%
Percent of High School Students who Smoke, 2007
USA Kentucky Hopkins

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

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

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

10% 24% 31%
Percent of Adults with Asthma, 2008-2010
USA Kentucky Hopkins

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% 17%
Heart Disease Death Rate (per 100,000), 2003-2007
USA Kentucky Hopkins

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

N/A 224.0 239.2
Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Hopkins

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

202.0 207.0 212.0
Lung/Bronchus Cancer Death Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Hopkins

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

55.0 73.0 79.0
Oral Cavity & Pharynx Cancer Incidence Rate (per 100,000), 2006-2010
USA Kentucky Hopkins

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 15.1
USA Kentucky Hopkins
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Hopkins County Ordinance

Type of Law: Partial. All enclosed public places that allow persons under age 18 to enter.

Where Smoking is Not Prohibited: Any enclosed public place that does not allow persons over the age of 18; independently ventilated enclosed public areas where persons under 18 are not allowed to enter; private clubs when not used for a function to which the general public is invited; hotel and motel rooms designated as smoking rooms; private residences, except when used as a childcare, adult day care, or health care facility. Restaurants, hotel and motel conference or meeting rooms, and public and private assembly rooms while these places are being used for private functions.

Link to Ordinance: www.mc.uky.edu/tobaccopolicy/Ordinances/ActualOrdinances/HopkinsCountyOrdinance.pdf

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

History
02/03/2009

Enactment and Implementation of Partial County Ordinance

01/05/2009

Preliminary Injunction denied by Judge

12/17/2008

Adoption of Amended Comprehensive Board of Health Regulation

10/12/2008

Implementation of Initial Partial Board of Health Regulation

10/06/2008

Lawsuit filed by two business owners

08/13/2008

Adoption of Initial Partial Board of Health Regulation

08/05/2008

First Reading of Initial Board of Health Regulation

04/29/15

Christian among Counties Selected for Program to Curb Smoking by Pregnant Women

SURFKY NEWS | AL CROSS | APRIL 29,2015 Health departments in Christian, Hopkins and Madison counties will start a program called Giving Infants and Families Tobacco Free Starts, with a $140,000 grant to the state health department from the Anthem Foundation.

04/23/15

State Public Health Department Receives Grant to Help Pregnant Women Quit Smoking

THE LANE REPORT | APRIL 23, 2015 Smoking during pregnancy linked to premature birth, numerous health problems for infants. The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) announced today the Anthem Foundation will award nearly $140,000 to the department to help address the issue of tobacco use and pregnancy.

11/19/14

Health Department Encourages Smoke Free Schools

SURFKY NEWS | TAMMY HOLLOWAY | NOVEMBER 19, 2014 The Hopkins County School Board heard from Hopkins County Health Department spokeswoman Lisa Miller regarding tobacco use during its regularly scheduled bi-monthly meeting Monday night.

07/22/14

Hopkins County Schools Plan Path to Tobacco-Free Campuses

SURFKY NEWS | AMI CALYTON | JULY 22, 2014 A report from Lisa Miller of the Hopkins County Health Department at Monday night’s school board meeting indicated a downward trend in student tobacco use and offered recommendations to make all Hopkins County School’s property fully tobacco-free.

05/08/13

Health Department to Offer Smoking Cessation Classes

SURFKENTUCKY.COM| KEVIN HALL |MAY 8, 2013 The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is offering another round of classes designed to help people stop smoking.

10/02/11

Legislator’s Log – Tobacco Use is not as Popular in Kentucky as it was Just 11 Years Ago

JOURNAL ENTERPRISE | REPRESENTATIVE BRENT YONTS | OCTOBER 2, 2011 | More than a third of Kentucky adults smoked in 2000, or 30.5 percent, according to the state Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Today the state estimates the percentage of adult smokers in the state is 24.8 percent.

09/28/11

Judge’s Ruling On Smoking Ban Could Have Local Impact

THE RICHMOND REGISTER | KELLY McKENNEY | SEPTEMBER 28, 2011 | A ruling made earlier this month by a Bullitt Circuit judge could have implications for communities across the state, including Madison County. Judge Rodney Burress overturned a county-wide indoor smoking ban, saying the county board of health had no constitutional authority to enact the prohibition it passed March 23.