Observation Quarantine - Board of Health

Observation Quarantine - Board of Health

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Board of Health: OBSERVATION QUARANTINE: Persons other than those of the household and those legally authorized are forbidden to enter. No person other than those authorized by the Board of Health shall remove this placard. Any person or persons defacing, covering up or destroying this placard render themselves liable to the penalties of the law. Act of the General Assembly approved June 28, 1923, provides that anyone violating the provisions of this Act, upon conviction thereof, may be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $100.00, to be paid to the use of said county, and costs of prosecution, or to be imprisoned in the county jail for a period of not less than ten days or more than thirty days, or both, at the discretion of the court. By order of the Board of Health.
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Object Name
quarantine sign
date made
after 1923
place made
United States: Pennsylvania
overall: 17.9 cm x 25.5 cm; 7 1/16 in x 10 1/16 in
overall: 10 in x 7 in; 25.4 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
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