Annual Report of the State Board of Health of the State of Connecticut, Volume 11

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Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1889
 

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Page xvii - Health, and when the same can be done without prejudice to the public service, to detail officers from the several Departments of the Government for temporary duty, to act under the direction of said...
Page xvii - ... shall also obtain, through all sources accessible, including state and municipal sanitary authorities throughout the United States, weekly reports of the sanitary condition of ports and places within the United States, and shall prepare, publish and transmit to...
Page 278 - No sewage, drainage or refuse or polluting matter, of such kind and amount as either by itself or in connection with other matter will corrupt or impair the quality of the water...
Page xvii - Act to prevent the introduction of contagious and infectious diseases into the United States, and to establish a National Board of Health.
Page 28 - In cases of contagious, infectious or communicable diseases, the body must not be accompanied by persons or articles which have been exposed to the infection of the disease, unless certified by the health officer as having been properly disinfected; and before selling...
Page 16 - An act to prevent the introduction of infectious or contagious diseases into the United States, and to establish a national board of health," approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, be, and the same is hereby, repealed.
Page xvii - Be It enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That...
Page 28 - Every dead body must be accompanied by a person in charge, who must be provided with a passage ticket and also present a full first-class ticket marked "Corpse...
Page 269 - But withal, it must be remembered that it is only organic matter in a state of decay that is thus reduced to the inorganic condition, and only organic matter in a tangible form that is thus carried down by the heavier particles of the mineral sediment. Organic matters that are endowed with vitality remain uninfluenced by the destructive and reconstructive bacterial agencies that are operating in the water ; and these, as has been seen, are the matters from which most is to be feared if sewage has...
Page 31 - Sooner or later the National government will be compelled not only to assume supervision of exterior quarantines, but to provide for a permanent system of cooperation with State and local governments in the administration of inter-State sanitation; in order, on the one hand, to prevent the introduction of exotic epidemic diseases, and, on the other, to prevent their spread from State to State along the great intra-national highways of travel and commerce.

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