Spanish "Flu" Situation is Well in Hand of Health Board | No Reason for Fear in City, Say Doctors

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Spanish "Flu" Situation is Well in Hand of Health Board | No Reason for Fear in City, Say Doctors - SPANISH "FLU" SITUATION IS WELL IN HAND HEALTH...
SPANISH "FLU" SITUATION IS WELL IN HAND HEALTH BOARD No Reason For In City, Say Doctors SIX NEW CASES TORS, j I SPITTING OX SIDEWALKS WILL BE STRICTLY PROHIBITED-ALL PROHIBITED-ALL AFFENDERS TO BE EiUTED -- APPROXIMATELY FIFTY THOUSAND CASES IN OHIO R. C. clear said the and There is nothing new in the Influenza situation today aside from tne fact that about six new cases wer° reported to Dr. French, city health physician. The situation throughout throughout the city is well in hand and is not believed there will be an epidemic in Elyria. Health and city authorities are watching and doing everything in their power to combat the disease and they allege that there is no reason for fear. Loafing Prohibited In Lorain and other neighboring towns there have been several deaths from the disease but there have been none reported here within within the past few days although there have been three, one occuring last week and the others about two weeks ago. The police have been instructed to prohibit loitering on the streets, in cigars stores, pool rooms and other places of gathering. Those who want to purchase tobaeco-or ci are "requested! to jfc mediately* · upon the ·UJ-WJ-VTWUK. . W.UU ·" T !"·**,_ *TM"/ ' -"4 T-'-VV^S This assists - nj-fe ease_ There is an ordinance^? this and oflenders will be arrested and prosecuted to the lull extent the law. Meetings of the different lodges, societies and different organizations have been postponed until further notice. People are doing everything possible to assist in stamping out the disease. Many Cases In Ohio Influenza has nov b°?n placed the list of reportable diseases by ctate health authorities, carrying out the directions of the Federal health authorities for a unArm, country-wide fight against the malady. malady. Each case must be reported to the health officer by the attending, physician, or if no physician is called, called, by the head of the family or person owning or maintaining the premises. Today state authorities estimated the number of cases in Ohio to approximately 50.000. Nearly every county has been affected.

Clipped from The Chronicle-Telegram15 Oct 1918, TuePage 1

The Chronicle-Telegram (Elyria, Ohio)15 Oct 1918, TuePage 1
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