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Fatal Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at Windsor Park in Carol Stream

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Covenant Living’s Windsor Park retirement home in Carol Stream, IL has sickened three people killing two of them. The DuPage County Health Department issued a news release on January 18, 2020, saying the outbreak includes…

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Balmoral Nursing Home Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Balmoral Nursing Home in Chicago has sickened two people. One person at Admiral at the Lake nursing home in Chicago has also been diagnosed with the severe form of pneumonia, according to the Illinois Department…

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Central DuPage Hospital Legionnaires Disease Cases Investigated

Illinois state health officials are investigating three cases of Legionnaires’ disease at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield. One of the people sickened was an inpatient at the hospital, the other two were treated on an outpatient basis. Contact the Pritzker…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Sickens 2 Round Barn Lodge Guests in Spring Green, WI

Two guests at Round Barn Lodge in Spring Green, WI developed Legionnaires’ disease after their stays, according to WKOW. The lodge has temporarily closed while the illnesses are investigated. Contact the Pritzker Hageman Legionnaires’ Disease Team Phone: 1-888-377-8900  |   Text: 1-612-261-0856 Contact…

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East Texas State Fair Legionnaires Outbreak – Did Hot Tubs Play a Role?

Was a hot tub display a potential source of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the East Texas State Fair? Legionnaires’ disease is transmitted when water vapor contaminated with Legionella bacteria is inhaled. Hot tubs are a frequent source of outbreaks.…

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Death Linked to East Texas State Fair Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

Community leader Ruben Gutierrez, who contracted Legionnaires’ disease after attending the East Texas State Fair, has died.  His family told local media that he had been in and out of the hospital and died of complications from the illness. Contact…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Cases Hit Record High in 2018

The number of Legionnaires’ disease cases reported annually in the U.S. hit a record high in 2018, according to data just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Last year, 9,933 cases of the severe form of…

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East Texas State Fair Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the East Texas State Fair in Tyler includes at least seven confirmed and five probable cases. But state health officials say other illnesses associated with attending the fair, which took place September 20 – September…

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Does Mount Carmel Have a Legionnaires’ Problem?

Over the last six months, two Mount Carmel hospitals have been linked to Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks that have sickened a total of 18 people, killing one of them. And a third Mount Carmel facility has tested positive for Legionella, the…

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Mount Carmel East Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Sickens 3

An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at Mount Carmel East hospital in Columbus, OH has sickened three people. The hospital is working with state and local health officials to determine the source of the problem and has implemented water restrictions. Contact…

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Fourth Death Linked to NC Mountain State Fair Legionnaires’ Outbreak

A fourth death has been linked to a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the North Carolina Mountain State Fair held September 6-15, 2019 at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Fletcher.  Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia, is transmitted…

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Pritzker Hageman Files First Lawsuit Stemming from Legionnaires’ Outbreak at NC Mountain State Fair

Legionnaires’ disease lawyers at the national law firm Pritzker Hageman along with local counsel Ralph W. Meekins today filed the first lawsuit in connection with an outbreak at the North Carolina Mountain State Fair held September 6-15 at the Western…