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child while so attending same, and said report shall be made within twenty-four (24) hours after the first appearance of said case of sore. eyes.
Section 2. Any person required to make the report provided for in section 1 hereof, and failing to comply with the provisions of this ordinance, shall be punished by a fine of not less than $5.00, nor more than $25.00, for each offense.
Section 3. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and due publication.
1194. Duty of all persons to report.] It shall be the duty of every person knowing of any individual in the city or upon any vessel in the harbor sick of any contagious disease or where such person shall have reason to regard such individual as neglected or not properly cared for, and the duty of every physician hearing of any such sick person, who he shall have reason to think requires the attention of the department of health, to at once report the facts to the commissioner of health in regard to the disease, condition, and dwelling place or position of such sick person.
1195. Removal of infected person from vessel.] No captain, officer, consignee, owner or other person in charge of any vessel shall remove or aid in removing from any vessel to the shore, save as legally authorized by the department of health, any person sick of or that has been exposed to and is liable very soon to develop any contagious disease.
1196. Articles from infected place.] No person shall within the city move or expose or aid in moving or exposing any household goods, article or thing that has been exposed to any contagious or epidemic disease until such household goods, articles or things shall have been disinfected in accordance with the requirements of the commissioner of health, nor shall any person bring into the city any article or thing whatsoever from any infected place, or from any vessel or building in which any person has been sick of any such disease, without a permit therefor from the department of health, nor until such articles or things have been thoroughly disinfected.
*1197. Removal of sick person-exposure of person forbidden.] No person shall, within the city, without a permit from the commissioner of health, carry or remove from one place to another any person sick of any contagious or epidemic disease. Nor shall any person by any exposure of any individual sick of any such disease, or of the body of such person, or by any negligent act connected therewith or in respect of the care or custody thereof, or by a needless exposure of himself, cause or contribute to or promote the spread of disease from any such person or from any dead body; nor shall any person, within the city, without a permit from the commissioner of health, carry, remove or convey from one place to another any person having a mental disease or drug addiction, unless such person is in charge of city, county or state authorities.
*As amended May 19, 1918.
1198. Penalty.] Any person who violates, neglects or refuses to comply with, or who resists any of the provisions of any section of this article, shall be fined not less than ten dollars nor more than two hundred dollars for each offense.
1199. Antitoxin-free treatment.] The commissioner of health shall at all times keep on hand, so far as is practicable, a sufficient quantity of antitoxin to permit of the treatment therewith of any dependent or deserving person who may apply to him for that purpose, and he shall, without charge, treat with antitoxin any and all such persons who may apply to him for such treatment and who in his opinion require such treatment.
1200. Antitoxin-reports of sale or distribution required.] Every person, firm or corporation who shall sell or give free of charge to any person within the city of Chicago any diphtheria antitoxin shall report in writing the following facts to the commissioner of health within twenty-four hours from the date of such sale or gift: The name and address of such seller; the date and hour of sale or gift; the name and address of the buyer or recipient; the name and address of the patient on whom it is to be used; and the number of bottles and the number of units in each; provided, that nothing in this section shall be construed as applying to wholesalers, jobbers and manufacturers of antitoxin unless they retail such antitoxin or sell it directly to consumers.
Any person, firm or corporation who shall fail, neglect or refuse to make the report required herein shall be fined not less than five dollars nor more than fifty dollars for each offense.
1201. Smallpox vaccination-vaccine lymph.] The commissioner of health may take such measures as he from time to time may deem necessary to prevent the spread of smallpox, and may require any person or all persons in the city to be vaccinated within such time as he shall prescribe. Said commissioner shall at all times keep on hand, so far as practicable, a sufficient quantity of vaccine lymph, so that he may be able to vaccinate any and all persons who may apply to him for that purpose, and he may vaccinate or revaccinate, or cause to be vaccinated or revaccinated without charge, any and all persons who may apply to him for that purpose. He shall also give a certificate of vaccination to any child who shall have been vaccinated, and who shall require such certificate in order to secure admission to any public or private school.
1202. Compulsory vaccination-power of entry.] The commissioner of health and any officer of the health department designated and authorized to act by such commissioner, shall have the power to enter any lodging house, boarding house, factory, workshop, schoolhouse, or other place where persons congregate or collect in crowds or in large numbers, for the purpose of vaccinating any person or all persons found therein, at any time when in the opinion and belief of said commissioner smallpox is epidemic, or where it shall have come to the knowledge of said commissioner that any person infected with smallpox or who has been exposed to infection has recently been allowed or permitted to be present in or about any such lodging house, boarding house, factory, workship, schoolhouse, or other place as hereinbefore mentioned. Said commissioner or any officer of the
health department duly authorized and designated by him, shall have the power, and he is hereby authorized to vaccinate any person found in any such lodging house, boarding house, factory, workshop, schoolhouse or other place as hereinbefore mentioned, whom the said commissioner shall deem it necessary or advisable to vaccinate. Said commissioner shall also have the power and he is hereby authorized at any time when smallpox is prevalent or an epidemic of smallpox is or appears to be imminent, to vaccinate any person within the city whom he shall deem it necessary or advisable to vaccinate; provided, however, that if any such person whom the said commissioner shall deem it necessary or advisable to have vaccinated shall desire to be vaccinated by his own physician, or by some duly licensed physician other than the commissioner of health, he shall be permitted to be vaccinated by such physician, if such vaccination be performed forthwith and in a manner satisfactory to the commissioner of health.
1203. Duty of persons controlling minors.] Every person, being the parent or guardian, or having the care, custody or control of any minor, shall, to the extent of any means, power and authority of such parent, guardian or other person that can properly be used or exerted for such purpose, cause and procure such minor to be so promptly, frequently and effectively vaccinated that such minor shall not take, or be liable to take, the smallpox.
1204. Penalty.] Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this article, or who shall resist or cause resistance to be made against the entry of the commissioner of health or of any officer of the health department, to any place described in this article, which said commissioner or any such officer shall desire to make entry into for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this article or who shall refuse, neglect or fail to comply with any order or regulation made by said commissioner of health and necessary for the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this article, and any principal or person managing or in control of any public or private school, who shall in any way attempt to prevent the commissioner of Health, or any officer of the health department from exercising the power conferred upon him by this article, shall be fined not less than ten nor more than two hundred dollars for each offense.
1205. Dispensary-definition.] A dispensary is hereby defined to be, and in this article shall be held to mean, a place or an establishment, where medical and surgical advice and treatment are given free to indigent persons, and where drugs are dispensed, the cost for which, if any, shall not exceed fifteen cents for each prescription. No place or establishment shall be advertised, conducted or managed under the name "dispensary" unless such place or establishment is a dispensary under the above definition.
1206. License required.] It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, association or corporation other than the regularly constituted au
thorities of the United States, the state of Illinois, the county of Cook or the city of Chicago, to open, conduct, manage or maintain any dispensary as above defined within the corporate limits of Chicago without first obtaining a license therefore as hereinafter provided.
1207. Application-duty of commissioner of health.] Any person, firm, association or corporation desiring such license shall apply therefor in writing to the commissioner of health and shall truly state in said application the location or proposed location of such dispensary, the purpose for which it is to be opened, conducted and maintained, the accommodations or proposed accommodations for patients which it shall contain, the nature and kind of treatment given or proposed to be given therein, and the names and addresses of the physician or physicians who shall be attendant therein.
It shall be the duty of the said commissioner of health, upon the presentation of such application, to make, or cause to be made, strict inquiry into the facts set out in such application, and if upon such inquiry he shall find such dispensary is or is intended to be so constructed and equipped as to afford proper accommodations for the care of the persons treated or proposed to be treated therein, and the physician or physicians or intended physician or physicians thereof gives or is under agreement thereafter to give such attendance therein as does or will render him or them responsible professionally for the medical or surgical treatment given or to be given to any and all indigent persons applying thereto, and that such physician or physicians is or are regularly authorized to act as such under the laws of the state of Illinois, then the said commissioner of health shall recommend to the mayor that a license be issued, and upon the payment by the applicant of the license fee hereinafter provided to the city collector, the mayor shall issue or cause to be issued a license attested by the city clerk, authorizing such applicant to open, conduct, manage or maintain for the current municipal year a dispensary at the place, in the manner and for the purpose in such application set forth.
*1208. License fee-expiration of license period.] The fee to be paid annually to the city collector for such dispensary license shall be twenty dollars. All such licenses shall expire on the thirty-first day of December following the date of issue, and when issued for a period of less than one year the fee to be paid for the unexpired license period shall be the proportionate part of the annual rate, but no fee shall be less than five dollars.
1209. Records.] Each and every dispensary shall keep a complete record of all patients treated, giving the date of treatment and the address, name, age and occupation of each patient and the disease or injury for which such patient was treated. Such record shall be open at all times to the inspection of the commissioner of health or his duly authorized representatives.
1210. Reports required-weekly and monthly reports.] It shall be the duty of every such person, firm, association or corporation. licensed as aforesaid to open, conduct or maintain a dispensary within
As amended July 10, 1916.
the city, to report to the department of health at once by telephone and also by mail all cases of smallpox, scarlet fever, diphtheria, measles, whooping cough, rabies, cerebro-spinal meningitis, gonorrhoeal ophthalmia, and other markedly contagious or communicable diseases, as soon as such diseases shall be treated at the said dispensary or shall be known or reported thereto.
It shall be the further duty of such licensee to report weekly to the department of health all cases of consumption, typhoid fever, syphilis and gonorrhoea, with the names and addresses of patients suffering from said diseases, or any of them, treated or reported to such dispensary. Such report shall give the name and address of each such patient and such other information as shall be required by the department of health.
It shall be the further duty of such licensee to make a report to the said commissioner of health, on or before the fifth day of each calendar month, showing a complete record of such dispensary during the preceding month. Such report shall show the number of treatments given and the number of patients treated, classified according to the classification of disease in use by the department of health, and such other information as may be required by the commissioner of health. All weekly and monthly reports shall be furnished on blanks prepared and supplied by the commissioner of health for such purpose, and shall be verified by the affidavit or affirmation of the chief physician or superintendent of such dispensary.
1211. Inspection-revocation of license.] Every dispensary conducted, maintained or managed by any person or corporation, licensed as aforesaid, shall at all times be open to the inspection of the commissioner of health or his duly appointed assistants or inspectors. The commissioner of health is hereby authorized and empowered to inspect the same, or cause inspection thereof to be made, whenever and as often as he may deem proper; and if, upon any such inspection, he shall find any such dispensary to be conducted, managed or maintained in violation of any of the provisions of this article, or any of the health or sanitary ordinances, rules or regulations of the city, then and in that event, he shall recommend to the mayor the revocation of any such license issued for the opening, conducting, managing or maintaining of such dispensary, and the mayor may revoke such license upon such recommendation, or for any other good or sufficient cause. 1212. Penalty.] Any person, firm, association or corporation advertising, conducting, managing or maintaining a place or establishment within the city under the name "dispensary," unless such place or establishment be a dispensary as defined in section 1205 of this article, and any person, firm, association or corporation opening, conducting, managing or maintaining a dispensary as herein defined within the city, without first having obtained a license therefor, as provided in this article, or after revocation of such license under the authority conferred by this article, shall be fined not less than twentyfive dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for each offense; and a separate and distinct offense shall be deemed to have been committed for each and every day on which any such person, firm, association or corporation shall be guilty of such violation or failure or refusal to comply with any of the provisions of this article.