Tag: legionnaire’s disease

Legionnaires' Outbreak Hits Illinois Veterans Home

Legionnaires’ Bacteria Found in Bronx Hospital: NYC Health Officials

New York City health officials have confirmed they found Legionella pneumophila, the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease, in the water supply at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx.

/ July 31, 2018
Hawaiian Islands

Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease Strikes Hawaii

The Hawaii State Department of Health confirmed on Wednesday that it is investigating a sixth case of Legionnaires’ disease on the Hawaiian Islands, most of which have occurred in people with chronic health problems or compromised immune systems.

/ June 14, 2018
Legionnaire's Outbreak Hits IslandWalk Community in Florida

Legionnaire’s Outbreak Hits IslandWalk Community in Florida

At least 11 people were hospitalized with Legionnaire's disease after an outbreak in an upscale gated community in Venice, Florida.

/ March 1, 2018
Legionnaires' Infects Resident of Veterans Home in Fresno

Legionnaires’ Infects Resident of Veterans Home in Fresno

A resident of the Veterans' Home in southwest Fresno, California was diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, a severe type of pneumonia.

/ January 19, 2018
Legionnaires' Outbreak Hits Illinois Veterans Home

Legionnaires’ Outbreak Hits Illinois Veterans Home

A lawsuit was filed against a nursing home in Quincy, Illinois after 13 residents died of Legionnaires' disease and 61 more were sickened.

/ January 13, 2018
Ford Detects Legionella Bacteria at Claycomo Factory

Ford Detects Legionella Bacteria at Claycomo Factory

Ford has detected Legionella bacteria in the cooling towers of a factory after a worker was hospitalized with Legionnaires' disease.

/ December 18, 2017
Disneyland

Disneyland Shuts Down Cooling Towers Amid Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

Disneyland Park has temporarily closed down 2 cooling towers at its Southern California facility following an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, a severe form of pneumonia that can be fatal.

/ November 13, 2017
Legionella Found in St. Patrick Hospital's Water Supply

Legionella Found in St. Patrick Hospital’s Water Supply

St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has reported positive water tests for Legionella, the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease, and reported that a patient may have contracted the illness.

/ September 29, 2017
Ohio State University Reports 2 Cases of Legionnaires

Ohio State University Reports 2 Cases of Legionnaires

Health officials in Columbus are investigating 2 cases of Legionnaire's disease linked to Ohio State University.

/ September 20, 2017
At least 5 people who visited Elvis Presley's Graceland Guest House have been diagnosed with Legionnaire's disease.

Legionnaire’s Outbreak Infects 5 at Elvis’s Graceland Hotel

At least 5 people who visited Elvis Presley's Graceland Guest House in Memphis, Tennessee have been diagnosed with Legionnaire's disease, a serious and sometimes deadly lung infection.

/ July 6, 2017