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Water Oak Country Club Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Sickens 2

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Water Oak Country Club in Lady Lake, FL has sickened two people. Health officials say they traced the source of the outbreak to Legionella bacteria in the water in the hot tub at the clubhouse.…

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Legionnaires’ Disease in Florida: IslandWalk Pool, Spa Implicated

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Florida has been connected to a pool and spa at IslandWalk at the West Villages in North Port, Florida. IslandWalk is a new residential community with two outdoor pools, a “tropical resort pool” and a…

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Legionellosis Returns to Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas; Outbreak Declared

A  third staff member who works in Building 15 at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas has been diagnosed as being infected with Legionella pneumonia bacteria. Two other civilian staffers who worked in this building, a medical clinic,…

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Can I Sue Disneyland for Legionnaires’ Disease?

You may have the right to sue Disneyland for Legionnaires’ disease if there is evidence connecting your illness to the theme park. Finding a connection is looking less likely as of November 16, but the investigation is ongoing. Also, there…

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NorthPointe Health Centre Resident Dies from Legionnaire’s Disease in Fresno, CA

A resident at NorthPointe Health Centre in Fresno County, California has died from Legionnaire’s disease, a severe but highly preventable form of pneumonia. NorthPointe Health Centre is located on East Bullard Avenue in Fresno. Fresno County health officials began investigating…

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Legionella-infected Pool and Spa Still Closed at L.A. Fitness Center in Garden City Park, NY

A pool and spa at an L.A. Fitness Center in Nassau County, New York remain closed to the public a month after one (and possibly two) cases of Legionnaires’ disease were attributed to the gym late last year. According to Mary…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Diagnosed at Horizon Health Center in Fresno, CA

A resident at Horizon Health & Subacute Center, a 180-bed nursing home in Northeast Fresno, California, has been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, a dangerous form of pneumonia that is often deadly when it strikes within acute care and senior living…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Investigation Ongoing at The Brielle at Seaview in Staten Island, NY

A senior assisted living community, The Brielle at Seaview, has banned showers at its primary facility after a resident contracted Legionnaires’ Disease in November of 2016. Located on Staten Island, New York, this non-profit assisted living and memory care provider…

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Legionella Found at Wesley Health Care Center in Legionnaires’ Investigation

The New York State Department of Health is investigating 9 confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease associated with the Wesley Health Care Center, located in Saratoga Springs, New York. Two of the nine people have died. Five of about 3 dozen…

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Lockport, NY Legionnaires Disease Outbreak

The investigation of the Lockport, New York, Legionnaires’ disease (legionellosis) outbreak includes testing for Legionella in cooling towers within a 2-mile radius of Eastern Niagra Hospital. Legionella are bacteria that grow in moist areas. Breathing in water mist contaminated with…

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Wesley Health Care Center and Legionnaires’ Disease Pneumonia

Attorney Eric Hageman is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease associated with Wesley Health Care Center in Saratoga Springs, New York. To date, there are 4 confirmed cases. Three of the 4 were short-term residents who stayed on the same…

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La Quinta Inn in Memphis Linked to Legionellosis Outbreak

A La Quinta Inn in Memphis has been linked to a Legionellosis (Legionnaires’ disease) outbreak. To date, there are 8 confirmed cases, 27 probable and 7 suspected cases. The La Quinta Inn involved in this outbreak is located at 2979…