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Tuberculosis Reporting of Cases of Fumigation of Premises-Disposal of Sputum. (Ord. 873, May 13, 1912.)
SECTION 1. It shall be the duty of a physician attending a case of pulmonary tuberculosis to report every such case to the commissioner of public health in the city of Pueblo. If there shall be no physician in attendance such report shall be made by the relatives of the person afflicted or by the head of the house in which such case resides. This report must be made to the health officer within 3 days after the knowl edge of the existence of such case is obtained. Such report shall show the sex, address, nationality, stage of disease, and previous residence of person so afflicted, together with present residence.
SEC. 2. If any person with pulmonary tuberculosis changes his or her residence, it shall then be the duty of the house owner, tenant, or agent of the house from which said person has removed to notify at once the health officer or the commissioner of public health of the city and such house or the portion thereof occupied by such person shall not again be used for a residence until properly fumigated under the direc tion of the health department of this city. No room in any hotel, rooming house, residence, or other place which has been occupied by a person suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis shall be again rented until it is fumigated and rendered sanitary under the direction of the health department of this city.
SEC. 3. In the event of the death of a person from pulmonary tuberculosis, it shall be the duty of the attending physician to notify the health department of such death, together with a statement of the cause thereof, within 24 hours after the death. In the event that no physician is in attendance, the party in charge of the remains shall im mediately report such death to the health office.
SEC. 4. It shall be the duty of the health department to see that the proper records are kept of all cases reported to that office in accordance with the provisions of this ordinance, and to see that proper indexes are arranged thereto in order to make such records accessible.
SEC. 5. It shall be the duty of the commissioner of health to properly fumigate within 24 hours after notice any room or rooms which have been occupied by a person afflicted with pulmonary tuberculosis, and to order such other sanitary measures as may be necessary to make such premises wholesome and healthful.
SEC. 6. A fee of $1 shall be charged for the fumigation of one room, and 25 cents extra for each additional room fumigated by the health department. The fee shall be paid by the house owner or agent, unless occupied by a tenant, in which case fee shall be paid by such tenant, and all fees for fumigation shall be paid by the officer collecting the same to the commissioner of finance and supplies. In estimating the number of rooms in a home or building for the purpose of computing the cost of fumigation, if any single room shall contain in excess of 2,000 cubic feet of air every additional 1,000 feet of capacity shall be counted as an additional room.
SEC. 7. No person suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis shall expectorate upon any street, sidewalk, or other place or thing, except some receptacle, cloth, paper, or other device or thing, which is to be destroyed, or thoroughly disinfected and sterilized.
SEC. 8. Upon conviction of a violation of any of the provisions of this ordinance the person so convicted shall be fined not to exceed $100 for each offense
Milk and Cream-Production, Care, and Sale. (Ord. Nov. 15, 1912.)
SECTION 1. From and after the passage of this ordinance no milk or cream shall be sold or offered for sale in the city of Racine unless produced and cared for as stated in the following ordinance: Provided, however, That nothing in this act shall be con
strued to prevent the sale of fresh milk or cream purchased from a reputable creamery or milk-receiving station and efficiently pasteurized before being delivered to the
Cow stables.-All cows from which milk is drawn to be sold in the city of Racine shall be comfortably sheltered or housed in stables used for no other purpose than for the keeping of cows, which stable shall be light, well ventilated, and clean. The walls and ceilings shall be whitewashed at least once every six months, and if there is a loft the stable shall be sealed overhead. The floor shall be tight and sound, and the gutters shall be water-tight. All manure shall be removed from such stables at least twice daily and disposed of so as not to be a source of contamination to the milk. Milk room.-The milk room of every dairy farm furnishing milk to the citizens of Racine shall be clean, light, and well screened, and shall be used for no other purpose than for the cooling, bottling, and storage of milk and the operations incident thereto. Cous.-All cows from which milk is drawn to be sold in the city of Racine shall be clean at the time of milking, and every diseased cow shall be removed from the herd at once and no milk from such cows shall be offered for sale. No milk that is obtained from a cow within eight days before and four days after parturition, nor any milk that has an unnatural odor or appearance, shall be sold. No unwholesome food shall be used for such cows.
Employees. All employees connected in any way with the production and handling of milk shall be personally clean and shall wear clean outer garments. The health authorities should be notified at once of any communicable disease of any person that is in any way connected with the production or handling of milk, or the exposure of such person to any communicable disease. Milking shall be done only with dry hands.
Utensils.-All utensils and apparatus with which milk comes in contact shall be thoroughly washed and scalded and no milk utensils and apparatus shall be used for any other purpose than that for which it was designed. No bottle or can shall be removed from a house in which there is or in which there has been recently a case of communicable disease, the consumer to furnish the receptacle for receiving the milk, until permission in writing has been granted by the health authorities.
Milk-Milk shall not be strained in the cow stable, but in a place not contaminated with foul odors or surroundings, preferably in the milk room. It shall be cooled to 50° F. or below within two hours after it is drawn from the cows, and it shall be kept below 60° F. until it is delivered to the consumer. Milk shall not be adulterated by the addition to or subtraction of any substance or compound except for the production of the fluid derivatives allowed by law. Milk shall be bottled only in the milk room or bottling plant approved by the board of health.
Standards.For the purpose of this ordinance the term "milk" shall mean the fresh, clean lacteal secretion obtained by the complete milking of one or more healthy Cows, properly fed and kept, excluding that obtained within eight days before and four days after calving, and containing not less than 8.50 per cent of solids, not fat, and not less than 3 per cent of milk fat; and the term "cream" shall mean that portion of milk rich in milk fat which rises to the surface of milk on standing or is separated from it by centrifugal force, is fresh and clean, and contains not less than 18 per cent of
It shall be unlawful for any milk dealer, producer, wholesaler or retailer, who refuses to allow any authorized officer of the board of health to inspect their premises and to procure a sample, not to exceed 1 pint, for analytical purposes, to sell, offer for sale, or otherwise dispose of milk or cream within the limits of the city of Racine. It shall be unlawful to offer for sale, expose for sale, or have in possession with intent to sell, any milk or cream labeled "Pasteurized milk'' or "Pasteurized cream,'' or milk or cream inclosed in a bottle or jar bearing the word "Pasteurized," unless such milk or cream has been subjected to a temperature of not less than 140° F. for not less than 20 minutes or not over 155° F. for not less than 5 minutes, and for each
degree of temperature over 140° F. the length of time may be 1 minute less than 20. and cooled immediately to a temperature of at least 50° F.
All bottled milk or cream sold in the city of Racine shall bear a label indicating the name of the person or firm by which said milk or cream was bottled, and also the day on which said bottling was done.
The use of an open measure or delivery can is hereby prohibited, and the use of milk and cream tickets more than once used is hereby prohibited. Likewise the collection of tickets from a house where a contagious disease is known to exist.
All skim-milk cans and containers must be distinctly labeled “Skimmed milk.” each and every letter being at least 1 inch high and one-half inch wide, said words to be on the side or top of said container in such a position as to be most easily seen when such milk is sold and delivered.
SEC. 2. Any person, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be punished by a fine of not less than $5 and not more than $50, and each day's violation of any of the provisions of said ordinance shall constitute a separate offense.
SEC. 3. All ordinances or parts of ordinances conflicting with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.
Privies-Removal of Contents. (Ord. Feb. 9, 1912.)
1. That the board of health be, and that it is hereby, authorized and required to advertise for bids for removing and disposing of night soil from all privies, vaults, and cesspools in the city of Roanoke, and to award certificates for annual licenses hereafter to responsible persons for the removal of such night soil from the entire city either as a whole or in districts whose limits shall be determined by the board of health. Said licenses shall be issued by the commissioner of the revenue upon a certificate from the board of health, and he shall charge a fee of $10 for each license so issued; such license shall give to the holder thereof the right to remove night soil from the district specified therein, and shall require satisfactory and sufficient bond in the penalty of $1,000 from the licensee to assure that the work shall be performed in accordance with the rules of the board of health. Said night soil shall be removed at such intervals and times, and in such manner and in such vehicles, and shall be disposed of in such manner as the board of health may require. Such license may be revoked at any time for cause by the board of health after notice to the licensee. The cost and ex ense incident to the removal of night soil shall be borne by the tenants of the property served, and if the property or properties so served are vacant then and in that event the expense shall be borne by the property owner. If the building or buildings is under construction of any improvements of any character where it is necessary for the removal of night soil the contractor or contractors shall be required to pay the cost and expense incident to the removal of the same.
2. It shall be illegal for any person to transport night soil through the streets of alleys of the city of Roanoke except those holding a license as is provided for in section 1 of this ordinance, or in accordance with a special permit from the health department Any person violating this section shall be subject to a fine of not less than $10 nor more than $25 for each offense.
Privies Removal of Contents. (Reg. Bd. of H., Mar. 19, 1912.)
The city scavenger shall conform to the following rules in all removals of night soi! from privies in the city of Roanoke:
1. Regular removals shall be once a month from October 1 to April 1, and every two weeks from April 1 to October 1.
2. Special removals may be required by the health department, and any scavenger when directed by the health department, shall clean any privy within 24 hours. The
fee for such special services shall be charged to the householder or other person to
3. Removals shall be made between the hours of 11 p. m. and 7 a. m. from October
5. All night soil shall be removed from the city and buried in an inoffensive manner, but the city reserves the right to require that it be flushed into certain sewers which it may designate.
6. Whenever a privy box is replaced by a new one the old one shall be removed from the city and burned.
7. Scavengers shall cause no nuisance. They shall especially avoid spilling night soil on the streets, alleys, or roads or on any private or public property.
8. The scavengers shall notify the health department promptly of any insanitary conditions which come to their notice in or about any privy, and especially shall report all privies which are not provided with water-tight and fly-proof_receptacles for night soil.
9. These rules are subject to reasonable amendments.
ROCHESTER, N. Y.
Common Towels and Common Drinking Cups-Use of, in Public Places Prohibited, (Ord. Mar. 12, 1912,)
SECTION 1. Section 9 of the health ordinance, as heretofore amended, is further amended by adding thereto a new subdivision, to be known as subdivision (j) and to read as follows:
"(j) A towel kept for use, arranged or intended to be used by more than one person, shall not be placed, maintained, or kept in a washroom, toilet room, or lavatory which is maintained in or in connection with a municipal building, a school, or when patrons or customers are admitted to the same, in or in connection with a place of public resort, public accommodation, or public trade.
"A cup or receptacle for drinking water kept for use, arranged or intended to be used common, shall not be placed, maintained, or kept in a public place, municipal building, school, or when patrons or customers have access to the same, in a place of public resort, public accommodation, or public trade."
Milk and Milk Products-Production, Care, and Sale. (Ord. May 3, 1912.)
SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to sell, offer for sale or delivery, within the limits of the city of Rockford, Ill., any milk or cream without first having obtained a license therefor from the clerk of said city of Rockford, as hereinafter provided.
SEC. 2. The clerk of said city shall, upon application made in writing, setting forth; 1. The name, residence, post-office address, and the exact location of the dairy of applicant.
2. The approximate number of cows from which milk or cream is obtained for sale or delivery or controlled by the applicant.
3. If the applicant does not keep cows, then the source or sources from which he obtains milk or cream for sale or delivery should be given as outlined in “1” and “2” above.
4. Said applicant shall also present the consent in writing from each person from whom he obtains milk or cream granting permission to the commissioner of health of the city of Rockford, or his authorized representative, free and open access to his or
her premises for the purpose of making an inspection of the sanitary condition of the same, and upon the recommendation of the commissioner of health of said city to the effect that such applicant has complied with the provisions of this ordinance and that in his judgment the applicant is a proper person to conduct a dairy, and on the payment of $1 the said clerk shall then issue a license showing that the person, firm, or corporation to whom the same is issued has complied with the terms and conditions of this ordinance.
5. Any person, firm, or corporation changing the source or sources from which he obtains milk or cream for sale or delivery after issuing of the license above provided shall immediately notify the commissioner of health of the city of Rockford in writing of such change and file the written consent of the person furnishing the milk or cream, as provided in the fourth paragraph of this section.
SEC. 3. Each license issued under the terms of this ordinance shall expire the 31st day of May following the issuance of such license, unless the same shall be sooner revoked as herein provided.
SEC. 4. Every building or conveyance employed in distributing or delivering milk or cream shall have marked in plain figures the license number of the person, firm, or corporation in whose service it is employed, and the driver or person in charge of each such conveyance or building shall have in his or her possession, while engaged in the sale, distribution, or delivery of milk or cream, a certified copy of the license issued to him or to the party by whom he or she is employed, and said license or copy thereof shall be produced for inspection at any time when requested by any patron, commissioner of health, inspector, or police officer of the city of Rockford. The certified copies required herein shall be furnished by the city clerk on application thereof.
SEC. 5. The commissioner of health or any inspector designated by said commissioner of health shall have the right to enter any building, wagon, or place where milk or cream is kept or exposed for sale within the limits of the city of Rockford to examine the same in the presence of the owner or person in control of the same for the purpose of ascertaining whether or not the owner or occupant is complying with the provisions of this ordinance; and, further, shall have the right to take samples of milk or cream, not exceding 1 pint, from any one vessel or bottle for the purpose of inspecting, testing, or analyzing the same: Provided, That said samples shall be taken in the presence of the person or owner of the same and, upon request, an equal portion tendered to the person from whom it is taken; each part sealed and numbered in plain figures, one portion of which shall be taken by the person procuring the same, and one part of the said sample shall be tendered to the person from whom it is taken, and the retail value of the sample taken and retained shall be tendered to the person from whom it is taken. All bottles delivered to any person from whom said samples were taken in such manner shall be returned to the city hall at least once in every 7 days.
SEC. 6. Whenever sample or samples so taken should not correspond with or shall be in violation of the requirements of this ordinance, such person, firm, or corporation in whose possession, care, custody, or control such milk or cream shall be found shall be subject to a penalty of not less than $5 nor more than $25 for each offense.
SEC. 7. Any person, firm, or corporation that shall refuse to permit such examination by said commissioner of health or his representatives, or shall refuse to permit the commissioner of health to take samples as provided for in section 5 of this ordi nance, shall be subject to a penalty of not less than $5 nor more than $25 for each offense.
SEC. 8. Any person, firm, or corporation producing milk or cream or obtaining milk or cream from others shall not sell or offer the same for sale unless it meets with the following standards:
Milk containing not less than 3 per cent of butter fat or less than 8 per cent of milk solids, not fat; cream containing not less than 18 per cent of butter fat: Provided. however, That skimmed milk may be sold to any person who is informed at the time of each sale of its character, but only from cans printed and distinctly labeled in