Quarantine - Diphtheria - All persons are forbidden to enter or leave these premises without the permission of the Health Officer under Penalty of the Law

Description (Brief):

Rectangular green cardboard sign with text, "QUARANTINE DIPHTHERIA All persons are forbidden to enter or leave these premises without the permission of the Health Officer under Penalty of the Law. This notice is posted in compliance with the Sanitary Code of Connecticut and must not be removed with out permission of the Health Officer---Health Officer. Form D-1-D" Text on reverse reads, "Regulation 20 of the Sanitary Code of the State of Connecticut. The local health officer upon receiving a report of a case of any of the diseases designated in this regulation shall promptly institute and maintain control during the period of communicability by the method hereinafter designated: (b) when the disease is Diphtheria, Poliomyelitis, Scarlet fever, Smallpox the apartment or premises where such disease exists shall be placarded and the affected person and attendants shall be isolated and quarantined therein."

Date Made: ca 1920

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, The Antibody Initiative, Antibody Initiative: Diphtheria

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2005.3080.04Catalog Number: 2005.3080.04Nonaccession Number: 2005.3080.04

Object Name: quarantine sign, diphtheria

Physical Description: cardboard (overall material)Measurements: overall: 15.3 cm x 23 cm; 6 in x 9 1/16 inoverall: 9 in x 6 in; 22.86 cm x 15.24 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-b9fe-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1292350

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