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Influenza Encyclopedia

ï~~ Report of Physicians of Eastorn, Western amnd Colored Districts r,.............:..._ Y "71'G:'17i "'i -.t"' ' i,1- C.:*."'.".=--=.-a. V'f: +^r/i:::..::..i7., "_ __ " a+ ii/ " HEALTH AND HIEN.ri L t l EASTERN DISTRICT Visits to Workhouse...........4 Patients trested at W'rk~house............861 Vislip to city poor...................... 191 Office consutiation to same................. 80 Policemen treated................. S *Firemen treated......................... 4 Vaccinations'..................... 28 COLORED DISTRICT Visits, to city poor......................... 208 Office visits.............................. 4 Vaccinations............................. 8 Firemen treated........................... 0 Poticemen.trea ted......................... 0 Visits to Resitli Offce....................... 1 W.ESTERN DISTRICT. Visits to Almshouse..................... 0 Prescriptions given at same............... If Visits to city poor......................... 184 Office consultation to same................ 11 Policemen treated........................ 27 Firemen treated........................... 12 Vaccinations.............................. 0 LIVE STOCK INSPECTOR. Cattle Condemed.......................... 20 Hogs...................................... 144 Sheep..................................... 0 Goats....................................... 0 -BULLETIN OF plJ r) ^EP4 TMENT OF HEALTH, LOUISVILLE, KY. -jL DR. T. H. BAKER. Health Officer. i/OL ~ ~APRIL 1, 1918,~.~iR A L, Vt SERIES 87 _,., _,;: MEDICAL INSPECTION OF SCHOOLS " No. of schools visited......................115 No. of pupils excluded....................80 No of pupils examined......."........... 5559 No. advised to consult family physician...... 881 No. of pupils vaccinated..................... 464 SCHOOIlNURSES New visits made to homes.........108 No children treated at clinic."...............i19 Re-visits made tto homes................... 4 No. children aent to private phsysirian..., 1 LABORATO)RY REPORT Total No. Milks examined chemically...204 Samples of urine analyzed.......'..f No. Milks sent by citizens.................. 7 Miscellaneous...................:..:..1 Samples Milk for bacterial count........... 98 Samples suspected tuberculosis.......:.., 4 '.."No, of Creams examtined....... 5.... 1 Percent positive...8 No.o.Cramssentby.itiens18 No. Diphtlseria-diagnosis cultures......"0:',smitples of cream for bacterial count.".".. 1 Percent positive" 10 SailsfSattermiilk examined...".....": Samplies suspected typhoid 8:.: qanspRif ice Cream. examined......... Percent positive....."..,"..5 Ntcirinklng aesexamined.....' 5~ Sam oles suspected sonnorrlioea.,.. 6.;,... <........e Percent positive...........:.:88 IStmpies suspected hook worm andother jtiiles L W, Co's. water examIined......r..lt -'~ 'x terlsl Count of "ice.Cisain......... 0 44 tdIcahnpositive........".~0~iiiu'~lWtrRaun4uSgnifle5supected rabies....,... 5p:ktap.es=,.....: ' is e Throt and sose culturetfoi meuingococcus 5. 5 8 'l~sfor:presery' tives in foods or drinks. 2 Pesceisiti,.10 'iRoxo raluiterstives in Spinal fSuids for mesingococcus....... "M'..' i.; ',R aordinks. i1 Percent positive.....1. Psicent positive...... Blood for 3falarial Parasites...... ". 0,5 i.,...e5 i,,, ". * 1 t~r, i: ", \ ".The. highest 'form'4 of service "wluchW the medical' profession can pei-form for mankind~Is prevention- of disease. Warbasse. GET VACCINATED "Some;people are::af raid, to: have one, little sore, on their "'arms, when::it means protection from. a thousandnor more tworsere e' over e'rbodies.. Vaccinatioui i sasfe,;lharmlesa and reictive0rÂ~:'if youw,a a op rly 7ln ypu1 c s't~et. semai pox.:'It's tarbetted;; +; ta ke a ch ice;'with, one ttie;.proteetion sore on. yor arm:than wi ag+{aJ~d h bd,. Why wait for the Sanitaryslector tt tell you your p lace. s~i dirty and ms be cleaned' up'? s your own eysgt _ etieÂ~'dirty; home;is a dangeroua homxe.. A,dirty Dcity is a 'danger ua city: A'dirty,communiity itmeans a dangerous community. Cieaniinesa means safety.' Typhoid fever lsacthao~tehna o~l, scn tatdby eaig.r ~npmtigwlbv en contaminated by body discharges from,some -,u ' an belngwho ra.t rod;fever; or whobaa had it.. 'Some persons who 'contr*ct'Â~yhold: continu e to =discharge t-etyphoid germ long after they.have apparently rei pvred As: It a,humnbowel. disease;:'human, bowel discharges: furbish a most prolific sosirce- fpr yp oid int6ection;: etoifoe; etreme. caution.shouldt: be:.ued isthe car'e> oftyphoid4scases~ to.thoroughly dilfet tht patient's body discharges, especially:the bowel discharges:, For: the same: reason all."places for dep osit of.humaniexrea should' beso prs oete y s - 'n~tht flies 'cannot.come' in contact" with the excreta.~ I Not PIP I'M W,..

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