October 10, 1942

Current Comment

JAMA. 1942;120(6):456. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830410044014

FUEL OIL RATIONING  Under correspondence in this issue of The Journal, page 472, appears a letter from Joel Dean, director of the Fuel Rationing Division of the Office of Price Administration, relative to aspects of this subject which especially concern the physician. Illness, old age or infancy may make necessary auxiliary rationing of oil; consumers may obtain such auxiliary rations by applying to the local rationing board, accompanying the application with a certificate from a licensed physician. In supplying such a certificate the physician is to give the date, the name and the address of the householder. Furthermore, he must certify the nature of the illness, whether acute or chronic, whether or not it is of the type requiring higher indoor temperature, the approximate temperature required and the approximate period for which the supplemental base heat is needed. The physician may at his discretion state the nature of the illness

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