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Influenza Encyclopedia

ï~~ Report of City Physician for Apr., 921 Number of Visits......................................................................415 City Department Calls...................................................... 44 Examined to enter Fire Dept............................................................... 2 Examined to enter Police Dept.................................................. 6 Venereal Clinics...................................................... 18 Civil Service Examination................................................................... 0 Isolation Hospital North Fuller, between Michigan and Leonard Streets Report foe Ape. 1921 Cases on hand Apr 1st, 1921 Erysipelas.................................................................... 0 Measles...................................................................0 Diphtheria...................................................................... 0 Smallpox................................................................ 0 Scarlet Fever.................................................................. 0 Erysipelas admitted....................................................... 1 Measles admitted during month..................................................... 6 Measles dincharged during month.............................................. 0 Erysipelas discharged...................................................... 1 Diphtheria Cases aamitted during month........................................5 Diphtheria Cases discharged during month............................................. 3 Diphtheria died during month................................................ 1 Smallpox Cases admitted during month................................................... 0 Smallpox Cases discharged during month............................................. 0 Small Pox died...................................................... 0 Scarlet Fever Cases admitted during month............................................... 5 Scarlet Fever Cases discharged during month.............................................. 5 Scarlet Fever Died................................................................. 0 Cases on hand Apr. 30 1921. Diphtheria.......................................................................... 1 Sm allpox................................................................... 0 Scarlet Fever....................................................................... 4 M easles........................................................................... 0 Erysipelas........................................................... 0 Tuberculosis Sanatorium, Report for Apr.. 1921 Patients in Sanatorium first day of month................................................... 32 "4 admitted during month....................................................... 4 discharged during month quiescent................................................... 1 discharged during month arrested......................................... 0 discharged during month improved............................................ 0 " discharged during month not improved............................................... 2 died during month................................................................ 0 In Sanatorium last day oftmont.......................................... 83 Report of School Nurses for Apr., 1921 School Visits...................................................................... 121 Cases Handled,.............................................................2141 Visits to Homes.......................................................................129 Examined............................................................... 3310 Excluded................................................................ 69 Report of Clinic for Infant Feeding for Apr., 1921 Number of Stations......2 Babies Registered.,................................................................2733 Number of Clinics held.................................................................. 18 Total Attendance.....................................................................258 Nurses Calls................................................... 812 Children Registered at Pre-school Clinics..............................................122 Report of Bacteriologist for Apr., 1921 Negativet ositive Total Diphtheria, Cultures examined for diagnosis............................48 12 60 ". 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"t "l release................................. 19 2 21 Sputum examinations............................................ 36 10 46 W idal tests made.............................................0...... 0 1 1 Water Analysis............................................... 0 9 9 Miscellaneous examinations............................................. 0 0 0 Total........................................... 137 Plumbing Inspectors Report for Apr., 1921 Estimated Cost of Plumbing installed.......................................$63,364.00 Number of Permits issued............................................... 112 Number of Tests Made.............................................................. 133 Number ot Sewers Inspected..................................................... 0 Number o Complaints investigated.................................................... 2 Number of Final Inspections Made...................................................... 3 Total................................... 118 JATSTTT J UN 1 11921 Grand Rapids, Michigan DEPT. OF PUBLIC WELFARE A. E. DAVIDSON, Director MONTHLY BULLETIN ISSUED BY THE HEALTH DIVISION C. C. SLEMONS, M. D. Health Officer. April 1921 BUREAUS City Physician....................................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. Bilings, 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, 1920............... 137,634 No. telephones used in city........... 27,266 Death Rate per 1,000 for 1920...... 13.6 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...............................$1636 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.. 35257 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. 1915..... 144 156 195 154 137 134 97 124 126 154 139 151 1916..... 183 164 157 155 145 101 136 103 130 122 142 148 1917..... 213 158 205 193 200[143 127 111 113 145 126 163 1918...... 171 147 160 209 155 122 125 132 135 174 205 292 1819..... 169 133 178 168 147 119 115 96 116 137 143 154 1920...... 147 288 195 168 204 157 119 120 121 181 148 161 1921.... 181 145 151 128

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