Biennial Report, Volumes 1-2

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News & Observer, State Printers, 1887
 

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Page 178 - ... belief of this Association that it is an imperative necessity, especial-ly in the more populous States, that State Legislatures should give their Boards of Health that financial support which would enable them to act intelligently on all questions pertaining to the public water-supplies, investing them at the same time with the supervision of the said supplies, and with power to preserve these waters from contamination by sewage or other injurious matters.
Page 138 - THE place of our retreat was in a little neighbourhood consisting of farmers, who tilled their own grounds, and were equal strangers to opulence and poverty.
Page 19 - Resolved, That it is the sense of the National Conference of State Boards of Health that it is the duty of each State, provincial and local board of health in any locality in which said diseases may at any time occur...
Page 19 - That it is the sense of the National Conference of State Boards of Health that it is the duty of each State, Provincial and Local Board of Health in any locality in which said diseases may at any time occur, to furnish immediately information of the existence of such...
Page 6 - ... are not occupied) of its existence, its character and the means of abating it. Upon this notification the parties shall proceed to abate the nuisance, but failing to do this, shall be adjudged guilty of...
Page 19 - Resolved. That any case respecting which reputable and experienced physicians disagree as to whether the disease is or is not pestilential shall be reported as suspicious. 6. Resolved, That any case respecting which efforts are made to conceal its existence, full history, and true nature shall be deemed suspicious, and so acted upon. 7. Resolved, That in accordance with the provisions of the foregoing resolutions, the boards of health of the United States and Canada represented at this conference...
Page 10 - ... of locations, employments and conditions upon the public health. They shall gather such information upon all these matters, for distribution among the people, with the especial purpose of informing them about preventable diseases. They shall be the medical advisers of the State, and are herein...
Page 3 - North Carolina Board of Health." SEC. 2. That the "North Carolina Board of Health " shall take cognizance of the health interests of the citizens of the State; shall make sanitary investigations and inquiries in respect to the people, employing experts when necessary ; shall investigate the causes of diseases dangerous to the public health, especially epidemics; the sources of mortality ; the...
Page 7 - Board whenever necessary, and such advice freely disseminated to prevent and check the invasion of disease into any part of the State. It shall also be the duty of the Board to inquire into any outbreak of disease by personal visits or by any method the Board shall direct. The compensation of members on such duty shall be four dollars a day and all necessary traveling and hotel expenses.
Page 3 - State, and are herein specially provided, and shall advise the Government in regard to the location, sanitary construction, and management of all State Institutions, and shall direct the attention of the State to such sanitary matters as in their judgment affect the industries, prosperity, health and lives of the people of the State.

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