Official Waverly Hills Sanatorium/ Woodhaven Geriatric Center Memorial & Historical Resource

Louisville, KY TB Death Rates
Patient Profile
What is Waverly Hills Sanatorium?
What is TB (Tuberculosis)?
Treatments for TB Patients
Historical Waverly Hills Article of the Month
Levels of the Main Sanatorium Building (Built in 1926)
Surrounding Buildings
The Underground Tunnel aka.. The Body Chute
WHS / WGC Timeline of Events
Misc. Facts about Waverly Hills Sanatorium
Louisville, KY TB Death Rates
Patients of W.H.S. / W.G.C.
Doctors & Staff of W.H.S. / W.G.C.
WHS Photo Gallery
A Special Thanks !
Memorial News

(Under Construction)

* Found in 1930 article from the Louisville Herald / Post; "The report of the board included statistics which showed the (Jefferson) county death rate per 100,000 population to be 103.2 in 1929. This compared most favorably with a death rate for the county of 276 in 1911. "

* Found in 1942 article from the Courier Journal; "The lowest recorded death rate in Kentucky was chalked up for 1941 with the rate being 10.2 per 1,000 population..."

* Found in an 194x article from the Courier Journal; "...the Kentucky 194x TB death rate was 44.4 per 100,000 population while the Louisville area rate was 67.7."

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