Practical Biology

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Page 411 - For the purposes of this code, the minimum period of isolation is hereby declared to be as follows: Chickenpox, until twelve days after the appearance of the eruption and until the crusts have fallen and the scars are completely healed. Diphtheria (membranous croup), until two successive...
Page 411 - Mumps : Until two weeks after the appearance of the disease and one week after the disappearance of the swelling.
Page 246 - It shall require the isolation of all persons and things infected with or exposed to such diseases, and provide suitable places for the treatment and care of sick persons who...
Page 257 - It is a reproach to our intelligence that we as a people, proud in other respects of our control of nature, should have to support about half a million insane, feeble-minded, epileptic, blind and deaf, 80,000 prisoners and 100,000 paupers at a cost of over 100 million dollars per year.
Page 409 - It shall be the duty of the principal or other person in charge of every public or private school or educational institution within the State, having more than one hundred pupils...
Page 412 - Asiatic cholera, diphtheria, amoebic or bacillary dysentery, epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis, epidemic or .septic sore throat, para-typhoid fever, scarlet fever, smallpox, or typhoid fever exists on any farm or dairy producing milk, cream, butter, or other dairy products for sale, it shall be the duty of the physician in attendance to report immediately to the local health officer the existence on such farm or dairy of such case.
Page 409 - German measles, measles, mumps, poliomyelitis (infantile paralysis), scarlet fever, smallpox, or whooping cough, shall be excluded from every public, private, or Sunday school and from every public or private gathering of children for such time and under such conditions as may be prescribed by the local health authorities...
Page 413 - Such cleansing shall be performed by and at the expense of the occupant of said premises, upon the order and under the direction of the local health officer, in accordance with the regulations of the sanitary code.
Page 409 - Regulation 28. Exclusion from schools and gatherings of children of households where certain communicable diseases exist. Every child who is an inmate of a household in which there is or has been within fifteen days, a case of chickenpox, diphtheria...
Page 409 - No person shall permit any child, minor, or other person under his charge, affected with diphtheria, measles, scarlet fever, smallpox, or typhus fever, to associate with others than his attendants. No person affected with any of said diseases shall expose himself in such manner as to cause or contribute to, promote or render liable their spread.

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