A bacteriologic laboratory
is equipped to diagnose tuberculosis, diphtheria and typhoid fever.
The State Board of Health declares tuberculosis to be a
Due to an influx of immigrants overtaxing housing facilities, a Division of
Hotel and Lodging Inspection is created to conduct surveillance of rooming
houses and to enforce standards for minimum air space, sanitation and maximum
Free treatment of poor persons bitten by rabid animals is offered.
The State Board of Health receives a $15,000 appropriation to provide for
distribution of diphtheria antitoxin.
A law is passed to give the State Board of Health authority over quarantine
matters, to establish its duty to investigate the cause of dangerously
contagious or infectious diseases, and to maintain a chemical and
Cities are allowed to build and
maintain sanatoria for the care and treatment of people suffering from