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4 MN Legionnaires’ Disease Illnesses Associated with Crookston Inn

Minnesota health officials are investigating four cases of Legionnaires’ disease associated with the Crookston Inn and Convention Center. The hotel has temporarily closed the spa and pool area to hotel guests. Contact a Pritzker Hageman Legionnaires’ Disease Lawyer How is…

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Legionnaires’ Disease at Alomere Health Hospital in Alexandria, MN

The Minnesota Department of Health is investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease at Alomere Health Hospital in Alexandria. Health officials are working with the hospital to find the source of contamination that sickened one person in November 2018, who has…

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Legionnaires’ Disease at Phoebe Richland Health Center

Two patients at Phoebe Richland Health Center in Richlandtown, PA were recently diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease. One of them has died. Bucks County Health Department has taken water samples for testing. It will be several weeks before results are ready.…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Death, Legionella Bacteria at Pennock Hospital

Health officials have found the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease in the water distribution system of Spectrum Health’s Pennock Hospital in Hastings, MI where two cases of the pneumonia-like illness have been reported in recent months. One of those patients, a 92-year-old…

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Three Legionnaires’ Disease Deaths Linked to UW-Madison Hospital

Three people have died as a result of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at UW-Madison Hospital in Wisconsin, according to local media reports. A total of 14 people have been sickened with the pneumonia-like illness linked to bacteria in the hospital’s…

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UW-Madison Hospital Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak: 11 Sick, 1 Dead

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the UW-Madison Hospital in Wisconsin has sickened 11 people, killing one of them. The outbreak, believed to be linked to the hospital’s hot water system, has affected patients admitted since October 31, 2018. The patient who died…

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McHenry Villa Senior Living Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

IDPH Identifies Plumbing System Issues A Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak at the McHenry Villa independent senior living community has sickened three people, one of whom has died.  An Illinois Department of Public Health investigation revealed that the plumbing system at McHenry Villa has…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at Stella Maris in Timonium, MD

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at St. Elizabeth Hall, an independent living apartment complex on the Stella Maris campus in the Baltimore suburb of Timonium, MD has sickened two people. Officials from Stella Maris, the nonprofit long-term care facility, said St. Elizabeth Hall operates…

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Warren Barr South Loop Nursing Home Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the Warren Barr South Loop Nursing Home in Chicago has sickened two people. The outbreak is one of two clusters of the severe pneumonia illness recently identified by state health officials. People over the age of 50,…

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IDPH: Johnsburg Walmart Possible Source of Legionnaires’ Outbreak

A Walmart store in Johnsburg, IL may be a source of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in McHenry County.  A dozen people are part of the outbreak, one of two separate clusters of the pneumonia illness recently identified by state health…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Strikes Washington Heights Again, 16 Ill, 1 Dead

For the second time this year, a Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak has struck New York City’s Washington Heights neighborhood, according to the city’s health department. At least 16 people have been sickened one of whom has died. Seven people remain hospitalized. In July 2018,…

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Sioux Falls, SD Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Kills 1, Hospitalizes 14

Fourteen people have been hospitalized and one of them has died in a Legionnaire’s disease outbreak in Sioux Falls, SD. Those sickened, who range in age from 36 to 80, live in or visited Sioux Falls prior to getting sick. Legionnaires’ disease,…