Biennial Report of the State Board of Health of Kentucky. 1904-05

Biennial Report of the State Board of Health of Kentucky. 1904-05

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... keeping an open door for citizens of our sister States who are fleeing from the pestilence of yellow fever; and Whereas, In announcing this policy the board does not for one moment lose sight of the fact that it was created and is maintained to guard and protect the health and lives of our own people, and fully appreciates the grave responsibility it thus assumes; and Whereas, This primary duty requires that this board and its auxiliaries in the various cities and counties shall keep track of each refugee so as to be able, with entire safety to others, to humanely care for those who may develop the disease, as we know can be done by protecting them from the bite of mosquitoes; Now, therefore, be it known, that by virtue of authority vested In us by law, all passenger railway conductors on trains coming into this State across our southern border and captains of steamboats from the South touching at any port in this State, are hereby made official inspectors for this board; and it is required that they shall give daily notice to this board, upon forms prescribed by it, of all persons from New Orleans or other districts infected with yellow fever, bound for any place in this State, who is not provided with a certificate of freedom from infection from the proper city, State or National authorities, giving the full name and exact place of destination of each person. It is further required that all day and sleeping coaches running through from New Orleans or other districts infected with yellow fever which have their temporary or permanent terminal at any point in this State be closed and immediately fumigated with sulphur, not less than three pounds to each 1,000 cubic feet, upon reaching.;uch terminal. Health authorities and citizens in every city, more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236505484
  • 9781236505484