National Geographic : 1930 Feb
Does Your City Buy Enough Health? Does your city pay enough to get a competent man to accept the vitally important post of full-time Health Officer? Is your Health Department on duty all day and every day? Can you protect your own health and that of your family in a city which buys only part-time health-protection for its citizens? HEALTH records show that cities which have able Health Departments and able Health Officers, and that counties with adequate health units, have lowered their deathrates and saved millions of dollars in reducing costs attendant upon unnecessary illness. Does your own city employ the available scientific methods of preventing the spread of communi cable diseases? Does it inspect and pro tect milk, regulate health conditions in schools and factories? Does it support health centers which demonstrate educational A digest of an Annual Report of the Board of Health in a city of 31,000 inhabitants which has an enviable health record will be sent to you with out charge. With the report FE i i1i I METROPOLITAN LIFE FREDERICK H. ECKER, PRESIDENT measures for disease preven tion and personal hygiene? If you live in a city which does not have the full benefit of all modern precautions, you can do a great service by finding out all that should be done and bringing such influ ence to bear as is necessary to make health conditions in your city what they ought El T' iL.rFLT>: :n1VFiFi$ ~~?i to be. Your Board of Health and your Health Com missioner may need addi tional ordinances and ap propriations in order to expand their work. Remember-they cannot work without tools! Back them up. also will be sent a complete set of the Health Ordinances which should be in force in every properly governed city. Address Booklet Department 230-N. INSURANCE COMPANY ONE MADISON AVE., NEW YORK, N. Y. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."