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(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.)
—Dr. Francis E. Harrington, U. S.. P. H. S., has been granted a leave of absence by Surgeon General Blue take charge of the health work of Jefferson County. Dr. Harrington was elected full time health officer of Jefferson County.
Health System Needed in Birmingham.
—The Jefferson County Medical Society adopted resolutions at its December meeting, calling on the various woman's clubs, commercial organizations and citizens to appear. before the board of revenue to urge a large appropriation for the installation a unified health system, recommended by Surg. Carroll Fox, U. S. P. H. S.
New Officers for Mobile Society.
—At the annual meeting of the Mobile County Medical Society, December 2, the following officers were elected:
Medical News. JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(2):126-133. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270010126020