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Influenza Encyclopedia

ï~~ Report of City Physician for August, 1919 Number of Visits........................................309 City Department Calls..................................................................... 43 Examined to enter Fire Dept.............................................................. 1 Examined to enter Police Dept.............................................................. 5 Venereal Clinics..................................................................... 10 Civil Service Examination....................................................12 Isolation Honpital North Fuller, between Michigan and Leonard Streets Report for August 1919 Cases on hand May 1st, 1919 Scarlet Fever.............................................2 Smallpox...................................................... 0 Scarlet Fever Cases admitted during month................................................ 2 died " "............................................... 0 ", "t " discharged. " "............................................... 2 Smallpox Cases admitted during month................................................... 0 Caes ot h n discharged. " "................................................. o Cases on hand May 31, 1919. Scarlet Fever........................................................................ 2 Sm allpox.......................................................................... 0 Tuberculosis Sanitorium, Report for August, 1919 Patients in Sanatorium first day of month.............................................30 " admitted during month -p e c.............................................8 " discharged during month-apparent cure......................................... 0 discharged during month improved........................................... 3 discharged during month not improved......................................... 0 " died during month........................................................ 2 In Sanatorium last day of month..................................................... 33 Report of School Nurses for August, 1919 School Visits.........................0.... Cases Handled........................................................................... 0 Visits to Hom es.................0...................................................... 0 Examined................................................................0 Excluded................................................................ 0 Report of Clinic for Infant Feeding for August, 1919 Number of Stations......2 Babies Registered......................................................2246 Number of Clinics held................................................................... 18 Total Attendance......................................................... 271 Nurses Calls............................................................... 560 Report of Bacteriologist for August, 1919 Negative Positive Total Diphtheria, Cultures examined for diagnosis.............12 0 12 ttt trelease.............................. 2 0 2 Sputum examinations............................................ 12 5 17 W idal tests made....................................................... 2 0 2 Water Analysis.................................................. 0 0 0 Miscellaneous examinations............................................. 5 1 6 Number Diphtheria release calls made............................................30 Total...................................................... 39 Plumbing Inspectors Report for August, 1919 Estimated Cost of Plumbing installed...................................... 149,584.75 Number of Permits issued............................................... 110 Number of Tests Made.................................................................. 147 Number of Sewers Inspected........................................................... 23 Number of Complaints investigated...................................................... 2 Number of Final Inspections Made....................................................... 33 Total.................................... 205 r$ ~ ~ ' Grand Rapids, Michigan DEPT. OF PUBLIC WELFARE A. E. DAVIDSON, Director MONTHLY BULLETIN 4 1:L Y! llji X t t 1 (! i j: { y. 1 t f t F F ] i!. 4 l i i 1 ISSUED BY THE HEALTH DIVISION C. C. SLEMONS, M. D. Health Officer. August 1919 BUREAUS City Physician..................................A H Edwards, M. D. Medical Examiner of Schools.....................E. W. Schnoor, M. D. Bacteriological Department............ Lloyd C. Billings, Bacterialogist. 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, 1918................. 135,009 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...........$4,871,600.00 Public works, value................ 4,901,04000 Tax Rate....................... $16.339 Schools......... Public 42, Private7, Parochial 29 No. street lights.................. 1800 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. 1913.. 118 156 1.7 1:85 129 122 122 169 153 155 153 135 1914.. 152 183 114 152 167 121 112 144 129 128 147 139 1915 144 156 195 154 137 134 97 124 126 154 139 15 1916. 183 161 157 155 145 101 ~13o 3 13 122 142 148 1917.. 213 1581 205 193 200 143 127 111 118 145 126 163 1918 171 147 1611 209 155 112 125 132 1,5 174 2 5 292 1919 169 133 178 168 147 119 115 96

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