Report, Volume 5

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Page 143 - The local boards shall also regulate all fees and charges of persons employed by them in the execution of the health laws and of their own regulations.
Page ix - It shall be the duty of the Board of Health to prepare such forms for the record of births, marriages and deaths, as they may deem proper; the said forms to be furnished by the Secretary of said Board to the...
Page 103 - ... been approved by the state or provincial health authorities having jurisdiction where such body is disinterred, and the consent of the health authorities of the locality to which the corpse is consigned has first been obtained; and...
Page 126 - The use of carpets, rugs, etc., ought always to be avoided. 3. Do not fail to wash thoroughly the eating utensils of a person suspected of having consumption as soon after eating as possible, using boiling water for the purpose.
Page xii - Such justice shall thereupon issue a warrant directed to the sheriff or any constable of the county, commanding him to take sufficient aid, and being accompanied by two or more members of said board of health between the hours of sunrise and sunset...
Page 102 - ... zinc, copper or tin case and all enclosed in a strong outside wooden box of material not less than one inch and a half thick.
Page ix - The State Board of Health shall have the general supervision of the interests of the health and life of the citizens of the State.
Page xi - State, relative to the fencing of railroads; and actions to recover such damages may be instituted before any justice of the peace or other court of competent jurisdiction.
Page x - ... all births and deaths which may come under their supervision, with a certificate of the cause of death, and such other facts as the board may require, in the blank forms furnished, as hereinafter provided.
Page 124 - It is, furthermore, to be remembered that consumption is not always, as was formerly supposed, a fatal disease, but that it is in very many cases a distinctly curable affection. An individual who is well on the road to recovery may, if he does not with the greatest care destroy his sputum, diminish greatly his chances of recovery by self-inoculation. While the greatest danger of the spread of the disease from the sick to the well is in private houses and in hospitals, yet, if this danger is thoroughly...

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