Awaits Orders From State Health Board; Flu Situation is Not Serious in Sandusky

Another Spanish Flu article playing down the epidemic

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Here Awaits Orders From State Health Board; Flu Situation Is Not Serious In Sandusky AVith seven new cases diagnosed diagnosed as Spanish influenza, nine cases of la grippe and one of pneumonia reported to the health department up to noon Friday, Health Director Schoepfle Schoepfle insisted that the situation here is not serious or alarming, and lie cautioned against undue fear, although insisting that every reasonable precaution bo taken. Whether the strict regulations . communities where the epidemic j exists. Dr. Schoepfle says it is a 1 quastion whether an epidemic ex- · ists. j j "I shall do nothing further until · the official orders come from Colum| bus," said the health director Friday. "In any event, if an order is ! issued, it will not become effective | until midnight, Sunday." This is : interfered with. . proposed by the state board of While he believes the situation in health, including the closing of the state is serious, 'Dr. Schoepfle schools, theaters, churches, etc., says conditions here ar«i good and is a the disease is not spreading rapidly. The He is being besieged with calls asked Friday, that people observe carefully the statements in the papers, papers, and for further information , call the health department at the i City Hall. : j "I shall give all the facts to the i ; newspapers, so that the public may 1 rely upon what is printed," he I shall be made effective here, matter yet to be decided upon. . state regulations provide that such closing orders shall be issued in SWUM StUEIS L"^Tnd i H ^ And Sergt. Maurice Platte Are Victims. IN DIFFERENT CAMPS Orders were received from Columbus Columbus by undertakers, Friday, that funerals of persons dying of influ- enza or pneumonia must be strictly Meantime the health department^ is placarding all houses where cases have been reported. The placarding is a warning to people to remain away, and regulations require that be kept out of school. G \ Relatives At Bedside When Claims Two; T Can by Stricken, will bo permitted to c o n t i n u work. ; i ^ u u . u v , , M U I I Under the new-orders, TWO 1 T h o m a s requireti to P r o m p t l y report all I WO, I riOmaS cases of influenza. Careful watch is

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  1. The Sandusky Star-Journal,
  2. 11 Oct 1918, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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  • Awaits Orders From State Health Board; Flu Situation is Not Serious in Sandusky — Another Spanish Flu article playing down the epidemic

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