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HEALTH ORDINANCES

ORDINANCE NO. 1034.

(In effect October 27, 1903.) Regulations to Prevent the Spread of Disease. Be it ordained by the People of the City and ounty of San Francisco as follows:

Section 1. The term "contagious disease" shall clude every disease of an infectious, contagious

pestilential nature, particularly cholera, yellow ver, smallpox, varicella, pulmonary tuberculosis, phtheria, membranous croup, scarlet fever, ty. pus fever, measles, pneumonia and every_other sease publicly declared by the Board of Health be dangerous to the public health. Sec. 2. Every physician must report in writing

the Board of Health, within twenty-four hours ter he has been called to attend any person ffected with any infectious, contagious or pestiintial disease, the name and place of residence of Ich person and the name and state of the disease.

the event of the death of any person afflicted ith any such disease, the attending physician just report in writing to the Board of Health, Kthin twenty-four hours thereafter, the name and lace of residence of the deceased, and the specific me and type of such disease. Sec. 3. Refers to reporting cases of pulmonary berculosis. (Covered by Section 1, Ordinance 975,

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Sec. 4. Every person afflicted with pulmonary berculosis, and every person in attendance upon y person so afflicted, and every person in charge

any private or public hospital or dispensary, all observe and enforce all sanitary rules and gulations adopted by the Board of Health to pre. nt the spread of pulmonary tuberculosis.

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Sec. 5. It shall be unlawful for any person to interfere with or obstruct the officers or inspectors of the Board of Health in the examination of any building or premises wherein a person is reported to be afflicted with any infectious, contagious or pestilential disease.

Sec. 6. The Board of Health is hereby authorized and empowered to post in a conspicuous place upon any building or premises wherein any person is afflicted with any infectious, contagious or pestilen. tial disease, a notice specifying the name of such disease. It shall be unlawful for any person to in. terfere with the posting of such notice or to tear down or mutilate any notice so posted by the Board of Health in or upon any building or premises.

Sec. 7. The master or chief officer of any vessel within one-fourth of a mile of any wharf, dock, pier or any building in this City and County, and not in quarantine or within the quarantine limits, shall report daily, in writing, to the Board of Health the name of any person on such vessel afflicted with any infectious, contagious or pestilential disease, the name and particulars of such disease and the condition of the person afflicted therewith.

Sec. 8. The master or chief officer of any vessel which shall arrive in this port, and every physician who practiced on such vessel, shall, immediately upon arrival, report in writing to the Board of Health all facts concerning any person who have been afflicted with any infectious, contagious or pestilential disease during the voyage to this port, and also all the facts concerning any person or thing carried on such vessel during such voyage which, in his opinion, may endanger the public health of this City and County.

Sec. 9. Whenever the Board of Health shall have reason to suspect the presence of an in. fectious, contagious or pestilential disease within any building or premises, and the physician in attendance or the head of the family refuses to permit the representative of the Board of Health to

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