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TABLE VII.-LABORATORY TESTS PERFORMED DURING MIGRANT HEALTH CLINICS, KEELER, SODUS, LACOTA,1966
TABLE VIII.-DRUGS DISPENSED BY AGE GROUPS, MIGRANT HEALTH CLINICS, KEELER, SODUS, LACOTA, 1966
TABLE IX.-TOPICAL FLUORIDE TREATMENTS, COVERT, BERRIEN SPRINGS, AND SODUS MIGRANT HEALTH
TABLE X.-REMEDIAL DENTAL CARE REFERRALS FROM COVERT, BERRIEN SPRINGS, AND SODUS MIGRANT HEALTH
TABLE XII.-A COMPARISON OF THE LIVING UNIT TYPES IN BERRIEN, CASS, AND VAN BUREN COUNTRIES
TABLE XIII.--COMPARISON OF CAMP CAPACITY RANGES IN THE TRICOUNTY AREA MICHIGAN REPORTS, 1966
TABLE XV.-DISTRIBUTION OF HOUSED AGRICULTURAL WORKERS BY COUNTY,
TRICOUNTY AREA, 1966
TABLE XVI.-SOURCE OF WATER SUPPLIES SERVING TRICOUNTY CAMPS COMPARED WITH MICHIGAN
TABLE XVIII.-TYPE OF SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS UTILIZED FOR TRICOUNTY CAMPS COMPARED WITH
TABLE XX.---COMPARISON OF COOKING FACILITIES IN TRICOUNTY AREA WITH MICHIGAN EXPERIENCE
TABLE XX!I.-COMPARISON OF RULE VIOLATIONS AND NUMBER OF ITEM VIOLATIONS TRICOUNTY, 1966
TABLE XXIII.-COMPARISON OF CAMP LICENSES ISSUED BY TYPE AND BY INSPECTIONAL AGENCY
TABLE XXIV.-SUMMARY OF FINDINGS OF RULE VIOLATIONS AND CORRECTIONS ON 93 CAMPS HAVING 2 OR
MORE INSPECTIONS, TRICOUNTY AREA, 1966
TABLE XXV.-CORRECTION RATE FOR RULE VIOLATIONS FOR CAMPS HAVING 2 OR MORE INSPECTIONS,
TABLE XXVI. ---FREQUENCY OF RULE VIOLATIONS BY COUNTY FOR TRICOUNTY AREA, 1966
(Violations expressed in percent of camps inspected]
5. Camp maintenance
5.7 25. 7 7.2 7.6 28.8 36.8
1.1 10.9 23. 2 41.3
.5 5.1 36. 8
5.5 30. 1 10.0
9.3 30. 2 47.4
6.4 17.1 2.0
5.5 24.0 22.6
1.3 9.5 51.7 31.7
.4 2.8 26.2
INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON ADMISSIONS AND COST FOR MIGRANT LABOR HOSPITALIZATION PRIOR TO START
OF MIGRANT HEALTH PROGRAM
August 1964 to August 1965.
96 114 10
10, 840 5. 530
1, 238 11,000 14.000 14,500 11.000 57, 680
Senator Williams. Thank you very much, Dr. Locey.
Dr. Locry. Yes; it could occupy that. Unfortunately, with the small manpower we have, I have to go across the whole gamut of public health.
Senator WilLIAMS. Are you in private practice in addition to this work?
Dr. Locey. No. As you say, it is a full-time job among the migrants, and I have all three counties.
I think another thing I should point out, too, is that Allegan County, which is not shown, resides just above Van Buren, and this program has done a great deal to break down political boundaries.
It is probably one of the best examples of comprehensive health planning that you can find, because Allegan County, along the shore of Lake Michigan, too, has a great number of camps, and although this is not within our jurisdiction, it is served by our project, a good program, an areawide program to try to meet the needs for that particular area.
Senator Williams. You have in the appendix of your statement a lot of statistical material. I am sure it would be very helpful to us, and it will be included in the record.
Mr. BLACKWELL. Yes, sir.
Senator Williams. We have a lot of pictorial matter, too, which we probably can't include, and yet I will keep it in our committee files.
The Migrant Hospitality Center, the Keller School, and Northrup Lodge all look like wholesome and healthy places for the various activities that are going on there.
Dr. Locey. We, too, have a mobile clinic that we pull up next to Northrup Lodge, that you mentioned, and the Migrant Hospitality Center.
We use these areas for the reception center, for registering health education, and then we use our migrant health clinic for the base itself.
Senator WILLIAMS. You shuddered to think what would happen if the outbreak of diphtheria had not been controlled.
Was there fear of an epidemic?
Dr. Locay. This particular case we are reporting, it took us about 20 telephone calls. By 11 o'clock that evening, we had the entire camp of 90 people isolated. They all had nose and throat colors. They were all given their booster shot, their diphtherin, and five cases we found carrying this pathogenic strain of diphtheria were immediately hospitalized and isolated, and therefore we were able to contain this thing, and not see it spread.
We couldn't have come anywhere near that. We could have rationalized afterward, “Well, this is a situation. We don't have the personnel. This is way out in the country. We don't have facilities.”
But it is still a job. It was the proper thing to do.
Senator WillIAMS. And you attribute the national program as the major contribution to taking care of that particular acute disease situation?
Dr. Locey. Well, I certainly think it helps, because, as I say, we act pretty much in an independent manner, and if there are clinics in every migrant area acting in that manner, we are going to be much further ahead.