The Chicago Intensive Treatment Center is operated under grants received from the Federal Works Agency, the U. S. Public Health Service, the state of Illinois and the Chicago City Council.It was dedicated on Nov. 29, 1942 as an added facility in the Venereal Disease Control Program of the Chicago Health Department. The center receives its patients mainly from the health department clinics, selective service, and also from private physicians and the various hospitals. Attendance at the center is voluntary.Extensive new case finding programs have been established in the health department. These have effectively uncovered for the Chicago Intensive Treatment Center many sources of patients infected with venereal disease which were heretofore missed. Among the most important methods used in locating the sources of infection are (1) a thorough search for and complete examination of all known contacts of infected military personnel, (2) routine examinations of such
BUNDESEN HN, BAUER TJ, KENDELL HW, et al. THE INTENSIVE TREATMENT OF GONORRHEA AND SYPHILIS: ORGANIZATION, OBJECTIVES, ACTIVITIES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE CHICAGO INTENSIVE TREATMENT CENTER PRELIMINARY REPORT. JAMA. 1943;123(13):816–820. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840480016005
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