Quarantine (Hoomalu) notice by the government 140 years ago, 1880.

Board of Health, Notice!!

The following regulations of the Board of Health are still in force and notice is hereby given that San Francisco is considered a “port known to be infected with small pox.”

It is further ordered that all persons specially permitted to land from any vessels arriving from San Francisco in less than fifteen days passage, shall report in person to the port Physicians at least once a day, until a period of fifteen days, shall have elapsed since leaving San Francisco. Continue reading