Four Seasons Palm Springs

Water testing of the pool and spa area at Four Seasons Palm Springs returned positive results for Legionella, the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease.

The tests linked the pool’s bacteria to the same strain of Legionella that sickened two community residents with Legionnaires’ disease in January.

Environmental testing was ordered by the Centers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ordered the temporary closure of the pool and spa area at the Four Seasons Palm Springs after two people were sickened by Legionnaires’ disease, according to news reports. The Four Seasons is a gated 55-plus active-retirement community.

The two individuals were sickened in January. Both reported