Laws of the State of Michigan relating to the public health 1875

W.S. George, 1876
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˹ 60 - had not ensued) entitle the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof; then and in every such case, the railroad corporation which would have been liable if death had not ensued shall be liable to an action on the case for damages, notwithstanding the death of the person so injured, and
˹ 36 - (133.) SECTION 1. If any person shall knowingly sell any kind of diseased, corrupted, or unwholesome provisions, whether for meat or drink, without making the same fully known to the buyer, he shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail not more than six months, or by fine not exceeding two hundred
˹ 7 - and of sickness among the people ; they shall make sanitary investigations and inquiries respecting the causes of disease, and especially of epidemics ; the causes of mortality, and the effects of localities, employments, conditions, ingestia, habits and circumstances on the health of the people. They shall, when required, or when they deem it best, advise officers of
˹ 21 - house, if it can be done without danger to his health, and by providing nurses and other assistance and necessaries, which shall be at the charge of the person himself, his parents, or other person who may be liable for his support, if able ; otherwise, at the charge of the county to which he
˹ 8 - the government, or other state boards, in regard to the location, drainage, water supply, disposal of excreta, heating, and ventilation of any public institution or building. They shall from time to time recommend standard works on the subject of hygiene for the use of the schools of the state. (3.)
˹ 36 - SEC. 4. If any physician or other person, while in a state of intoxication, shall prescribe any poison, drug, or medicine, to another person, he shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail not more than one year, or by fine not exceeding five hundred
˹ 20 - SEC. 8. The board of health shall examine into all nuisances, sources of filth and causes of sickness that may, in their opinion, be injurious to the health of the inhabitants within their township, or in any vessel within any harbor or port of such township; and the same shall destroy, remove, or prevent, as the case may
˹ 22 - under their hands, directed to the sheriff or any constable of the county, requiring him, under the direction of the board of health, to remove any person infected with contagious sickness, or to take possession of convenient houses and lodgings, and to provide nurses, attendants, and other necessaries for the accommodation, safety, and relief of the
˹ 25 - of health shall immediately provide such hospital, or place of reception for the sick and infected, as they shall judge best for their accommodation and the safety of the inhabitants; and such hospitals and places of reception shall be subject to the regulations of the board of health, in the same manner as hereinbefore
˹ 76 - of the said sections, whether the actual transgressors or accessories, to a penalty of not more than one hundred dollars nor less than twenty-five dollars with all expense of prosecution, or to imprisonment in the county jail for a period not exceeding thirty days, or both, at the discretion of