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March 6, 1943

Government Services

JAMA. 1943;121(10):777. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840100063021

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Office of Indian Affairs Now in Chicago  The United States Department of the Interior announces that the Office of Indian Affairs is now located in the Merchandise Mart Building, Chicago, where it was moved from Washington. Dr. John R. McGibony, director of health, states that all communications concerning employment and health questions should be addressed to the Chicago office.

Treatment Centers for Venereal Disease  Treatment centers will be set up with Lanham Act funds in eight states, the Canal Zone and the Virgin Islands. Equipped for treating women infected with venereal disease, the centers will provide medical care designed to cure early syphilis and gonorrhea. Treatment in most cases will take about a week, with four or five weeks for observation and medical supervision. In addition to medical treatment, the centers will provide some form of vocational guidance. Attempts will be made to find profitable employment for the patients on

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