A fourth case of Legionnaires’ disease since Feb. 12 was confirmed at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy (IVHQ) after a positive laboratory testing, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affair (IDVA). The resident is recovering and in stable condition.
Department of Veterans' Affairs
Illinois Veterans Home hit with 4th outbreak in 4 years
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The embattled Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy (IVHQ) continues to come under heavy scrutiny after it was announced that three new cases of Legionnaires’ disease had been confirmed this month. The outbreak is the fourth in the past four years at the western Illinois long-term care and living facility.
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