Inoculations Given Greenwich Firemen

Issue 2 and Volume 110.

Inoculations Given Greenwich Firemen Greenwich, Conn., firemen and police are being inoculated against polio and tetanus in a new program designed to protect the men who may be exposed to these health hazards. The Greenwich Fire Department, under the command of Chief Stuart M. Potter, operates four ambulances and the Police Department one. In connection with this ambulance work, the members of both departments have been exposed to polio in the past. Fortunately none has contracted the disease. The first inoculations were given by Fire Department Surgeon Dr. George L. Tunick and Police Department Surgeons Dr. C. Stanley Knapp and Dr. James V. Halloran, and Town Health Officer Dr. Erval R. Coffey, on the evening of January 9, 1957. At that time, 34 paid and 189 volunteer firemen and a large number of policemen received the anti-polio and anti-tetanus shots. The second and third shots will be given after an…

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