Announcement Date : Jul 28 , 1832Categories: Pre-1960s

In response to an outbreak of cholera, the House of Assembly passes “An act more effectually to provide against the introduction of Infectious or Contagious Diseases, and the spreading thereof in this Province,” which allows for the creation of Boards of Health to “make, establish and cause to be observed, any rules and regulations which may be found necessary to preserve the Public Health…”