PLAN X-RAY PROGRAM—Left Io right, Bartley King, Board of Health Agent, Miss Margaret Fulton, R.N., industrial nurse, Plimpton Press, Mrs. Nora Hayes, clerk of Norwood Board of Health, and George T. Nilson of the Norfolk County TB and Health Association, shown planning a chest X-ray program to be held in Norwood for industrial workers and food handlers. A mobile chest X-ray bus will be stationed at certain plants throughout the week of September 19th. On Monday, the 26th, the unit will be located in front of the Municipal Building in order to accommodate all restaurant, dairy, and food store workers employed In Norwood. The program Is financed in part by the annual sale of Christmas Seals. (McLean Photo).
Bartley King, agent for the Norwood Board of Health and Richard D. Northrop of Norwood, president of the Norfolk County TB and Health Association, jointly announced today the formulation of plans to provide a program of chest X-rays for certain Norwood industries and all food handlers employed in Norwood.
Beginning Monday, September 19 and for a period of seven days a mobile chest X-ray unit will be stationed at the following plan’s Plimpton Press. Norwood Stamping Company, Savogran Company Control Engineering, Holliston Mills Laminated Sheet Products, Tobe Deutschmann’s. and Hood’s Milk The industry obtaining the highest percentage of employees X-rayed will receive a citation from the Norfolk County TB and Health Association.
On Monday, September 26 the X-ray unit will be located at the Town Hall at which time all those employed in food stores, restaurants, dairies and all other food-handling positions will be invited to have a chest X-ray, It is particularly important that all food handlers be free from tuberculosis, not only for their own protection, but also for the protection of the people they serve. All those establishments securing 100% participation by their employees shall receive a certificate suitable for public display.
Every food and liquor business in Norwood has been notified of this health program and a record turnout is expected.