(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest: such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)
Four Health Units to Be Established.
—Dr. James N. Baker, Montgomery, state health officer, is reported to have recently announced that health units will soon be operating in Perry, Marion, Henry and Butler counties. With the addition of these units, only eleven counties will remain unorganized in the state. In the organization plan followed, a health unit requires a minimum expenditure by the county of about $3,500 a year, which amount is matched by the state.
Mussel and Clam Quarantine Raised.
— The quarantine order issued by the director of the department of public health, July 16, prohibiting the sale of clams and mussels along the coast from Monterey County to Del Norte County, was raised, October