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Public Hygiene in America: Being the Centennial Discourse Delivered Before ...
Henry Ingersoll Bowditch
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Page 320 - 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 357 - He shall collect information concerning vital statistics, knowledge respecting diseases, and all useful information on the subject of hygiene, and through an annual report, and otherwise, as the board may direct, shall disseminate such information among the people...
Page 322 - The sum of five thousand dollars ($5,000) per annum, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated to pay the salary of the Secretary, meet the contingent expenses of the office of the Secretary and the expenses of the Board, and all costs of printing, which together shall not exceed the sum hereby appropriated.
Page 358 - Board shall make provision for him in the house where he may be, and in such case they may cause the persons in the neighborhood to be removed, and may take such other measures as they may deem necessary for the safety of the inhabitants...
Page 364 - To make regulations to prevent the introduction of contagious diseases into the city, to make quarantine laws for that purpose and to enforce the same within five miles of the city.
Page 295 - States, by the masters and crews of the several revenue cutters, and by the military officers commanding in any fort or station upon the seacoast; and all such officers of the United States shall faithfully aid in the execution of such quarantines and health laws, according to their respective powers and within their respective precincts, and as they shall be directed, from time to time, by the Secretary of the Treasury.
Page 305 - They shall make sanitary investigations and inquiries in respect to the people, the causes of disease, and especially of epidemics, and the sources of mortality and the effects of localities, employments, conditions and circumstances on the public health; and they shall gather such information in respect to those matters as they may deem proper, for diffusion among the people.
Page 364 - To make regulations to secure the general health of the city, and to prevent and remove nuisances, and to provide the city with water.
Page 374 - The board shall take cognizance of the interests of health and life among the citizens of this Commonwealth. They shall make sanitary investigations and inquiries in respect to the people, the causes of disease, and especially of epidemics, and the sources of mortality and the effects of localities, employments, conditions and circumstances on the public health...