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Legionnaires’ disease continues to trouble Illinois veterans’ homes after a

Sick with Legionnaires’ disease?
Call (612) 337-6126
Elliot Olsen has regained millions of dollars for people harmed by Legionnaires’ disease. If you or a family member contracted Legionnaires in Illinois, please call (612) 337-6126 for a free consultation.

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced that it is investigating two Legionnaires’ disease clusters, one

Nine residents of Illinois’ McHenry County were sickened with Legionnaires’ disease in less than a month, according to the McHenry County Department of Health, and officials are scrambling to identify if any “common denominators” exist between the individuals who were sickened.

Residents of Algonquin, Crystal Lake, Huntley, McHenry and Wonder Lake in McHenry County were

A preliminary report by the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) recommends replacing the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy (IVHQ) with a state-of-the-art facility and other improvements, all of which would cost the state as much as $278 million.

The report concludes that the best options for eradicating Legionella bacteria from the facility would include

Governor Bruce Rauner’s administration recently shifted course and stated that it will rebuild residence halls at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy (IVHQ), which housed victims of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in which 13 people died among dozens sickened since 2015.

The plan was announced less than two months after the Republican governor said the

Newly released emails from the Illinois governor’s office illustrate how state officials worked to control the release of information to the public during the 2015 Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy (IVHQ).

The state conceded that the first news release confirming eight cases of Legionnaires’ disease at IVHQ in August 2015

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) said a state resident visiting the capitol city of Springfield was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, according to multiple news reports.

The news comes after positive tests of Legionella bacteria – the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease – were reported at the Capitol Complex and the Comptroller’s building

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.

It is the fourth consecutive year

Fear of Legionnaires’ disease is hitting close to home for Illinois politicians after tests at the Illinois Capitol complex showed the “possible presence” of Legionella bacteria in the hot-water system, according to state officials. Legionella is the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease.

Legionnaires’ disease has been a hot-button topic since last October after the deadly