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ï~~ Report of City Physician for April, 1920 Num ber of Visits......................................................................437 City Department Calls................................................................ 645 Examined to enter Fire Dept............................................................. 7 Examined to enter Police Dept................................................. 1 Venereal Clinics.............................................18 Civil Service Examination................................................................... 7 Isolation Hospital North Fuller, between Michigan and Leonard Streets Report for April 1920 Caseson tand.April 1st, 1920 M easles........................................................................ 0 Diphtheria................................................................ 1 Smallpox........................................................... 7 Scarlet Fever......................................................3 Measles admitted during month............................................ 1 Measles discharged during m onth........................................... Diphtheria Cases aamitted during month................................................. 0 Diphtheria Cases discharged during month............................................ 1 Diphtheria died during month.......................................................... 0 Smallpox Cases admitted during month................................................. 5 Smallpox Cases discharged during month....................................... 8 Scarlet Fever Cases admitted during month............................................... 11 Scarlet Fever Cases discharged during month.............................................. 5 Cases on hand April 30, 1920. Diphtheria......................................................................... 0 Sm allpox.......................................................................... 4 Scarlet Fever............................. 9 M easles............................................................................ 1 Tuberculosis Sanitorium, Report for April. 1920 Patients in Sanatorium first day of month......................................... 28 "6 adm itted during m onth.......................................................... 7 "t discharged during month quiescent........................................... 2 discharged during month-apparent cure............................................ 0 discharged during month arrested....................................... 0 discharged during month improved.............................................. 0 discharged during month not improved............................................... 4 died during m onth............................................................... 2 In Sanatorium Iast day oftmonth....... 27 In an to iu l st ay ofmo th.................................................... 2 Report of SchoolNurses for April, 1920 School Visits................. 225 Cases Handled..........................................................................4656 Visits to Homes..........................156 Examined.......................6156 Excluded..................116..................................................16 Report of Clinic for Infant Feeding for April, 1920 Number of Stations......2 Babies Registered................2395 Number of Clinics held....................................................... 18 Total Attendance...................... 213 Nurses Calls.............................555 Children Registered at Pre-school Clinics............ 37 Report of Bacteriologist for April, 1920 Nrgative Posiiv Total Diphtheria, Cultures examined for diagnosis............................ 21 7 28 release.........11 7 18 Sputum examinations.............60 30 90 Widal tests made..............0 0 0 Water Analysis....................... 0 0 5 Miscellaneous examinations............................................. 2 0 2 Total.............................I........................ 143 Plumbing Inspectors Report for April, 1920 Estimated Cost of Plumbing installed............589,048.60 Number of Permits issued.......................................110 Number of Tests Made.............................................................. 96 Number of Sewers Inspected...................................................... 0 Number of Complaints investigated...................................................... 7 Number of FinalInspections Made................ 1 Total.................................... 114 Jf 1J Grand Rapids, Michigan DEPT. OF PUBLIC WELFARE A. E. DAVIDSON, Director MONTHLY BULLETIN ISSUED BY THE HEALTH DIVISION C. C. SLEMVONS,.D. Health Officer. I., CL O U April 1920 BUREAUS City Physician..............................A......A H Edwards, M. D. Supervisor of Tuberculosis Division............ Eugene N. Nesbitt, M. D. Medical Examiner of Schools.....................E. W. Schnoor, M. D. Bacteriological Department............ Lloyd C. Billings, Bacteriologist. City Hospitals...................Margaret Anway, R. N. Superintendent Meat & Milk Inspection Department..... M. H. Sheffield, Chief Inspector. Plumbing Inspection Department.........Henry Griffin, Chief Inspector. HEALTH AND OTHER STATISTICS Population, 1919................ 150,000 No. telephones used in city.............. 27,266 Death Rate per 1,000.............. 13.56 No. public and private hospitals.......... 10 Area of City in square miles....... 18 Newspapers..................3 daily, 29 weekly Area of City Parks in acres........ 457 Total assessed valuation, 1919.......$185,141,508 Value of City Parks, 1917...... $1,166,967.00 Tax Rate...............................$1635 Bonded indebtedness...........$4,870,600.00 Public works, value................ 4,901,040.00 Tax Rate........................ $16.339 Schools......... Public 42, Private7, Parochial 29 No. street lights...... 1300 School Census between ages of 5 and 20.. 35 257 Boulevard Lights................ 2600 Enrollment in Public Schools............ 20,108 Comparative Table of Deaths by Months Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. 1914.... 152 183 164 152 160 121 112 144 129 128 147 139 1915..... 144 156 195 154 137 134 97 124 126 154 139 150 1916...... 183 161 157 155 145 101 136 103 130 122 142 148 1917...... 213 158 205 193 200 143 127 111 113 145 126 163 1918..... 171 147 160 209 155 122 125 132 115 174 205 292 3199...... 169 133 178 168 147 119 115 96 116 137 143 154 1920...... 117 281 195 168

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