Infantile Paralysis (Poliomyelitis, acute anterior) Quarantine Sign - McPherson County Health Department

Description (Brief):

White cardboard sign with black print. "INFANTILE / PARALYSIS / (Poliomyelitis, acute anterior) / Isolation of patient for minimum of 2 weeks from onset. / Exposed children excluded from school for 14 days from / last contact. / McPherson County Health Department"

Date Made: ca 1950

User: Pierson, Weir

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Kansas, McPherson

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

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Credit Line: In Memory of Dr. and Mrs. Weir Pierson from their children

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2013.3021.03Nonaccession Number: 2013.3021Catalog Number: 2013.3021.03

Object Name: quarantine sign, polio

Physical Description: cardboard (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11 in x 13 7/8 in; 27.94 cm x 35.2425 cmoverall: 27.9 cm x 35.4 cm; 10 31/32 in x 13 15/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e62b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1446256

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