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JAMA 100 Years Ago
June 6, 2012

The State Board of Health

JAMA. 2012;307(21):2236. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.3015

The Board of Health is the only state department which is charged with the grave duty of safeguarding the public health. That this department should be maintained under a law which permits it to be buffeted about at the caprice of party demand or to meet the exigencies of party obligations is fundamentally wrong. Furthermore, such a condition of affairs stands as a positive menace, rendering possible, if not actually inviting, the very dangers which the department was established to prevent.

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