Two veterans have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease after visiting the Chalmers P. Wylie V.A. Ambulatory Care Center in Columbus, OH. In addition, five other patients have Legionnaires’ symptoms, but they have not been confirmed with the disease.

The two veterans who were confirmed with the sometimes-deadly respiratory infection visited the clinic’s primary-care area sometime

A senior living community in Dallas is taking action to prevent a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak after a resident was sickened, the Dallas Morning News reported.

Highland Springs in Far North Dallas is treating the water in two of its buildings after being notified of a positive Legionnaires’ disease test by the Collin County Health Care

The state of New York led the nation last year with 1,009 cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – despite stricter state regulations meant to protect against the proliferation of Legionella bacteria in cooling towers, hospitals, and residential health-care facilities.

More than 40 percent of cases –

A 50-year-old California man filed the first lawsuit against Ceasars Entertainment Corp. in connection with a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in June at the Rio Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, according to news reports.

Christopher Moncado of Long Beach filed suit Tuesday in Nevada’s Clark County District Court. Moncado has been on disability since contracting the

Another resident has taken ill with Legionnaires’ disease at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy (IVHQ), a month after two residents were sickened with the disease, according to a Nov. 28 news release from the Illinois Department of Health.

The illnesses come two years after a 2015 outbreak at the IVHQ in which 12 people

Five people have contracted Legionnaires’ disease at an elderly care facility in the Bronx, NY, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) has confirmed.

The five, all residents of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, were diagnosed with pneumonia last month and subsequently tested positive for Legionella bacteria, which is the bacteria

Update, Nov. 3
One of the two residents sickened with Legionnaires’ disease at Sky View Rehabilitation & Health Care in Croton-on-Hudson, NY, has died, authorities announced Thursday. Carmella Scafuri, 93, passed away Tuesday. The other resident is still receiving care.

Original post, Oct. 31
Legionnaires’ disease has been confirmed in two residents of Sky View

Update, Nov. 3
The count of individuals infected with Legionnaires’ disease in downtown Flushing was increased to 15 on Thursday by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), according to news reports. The DOHMH said the 15th person was infected well before Oct. 24, when the department announced the cluster. That

The Randolph County Health Department has advised Cross Road Retirement Community in Asheboro, NC, to take precautionary measures after a former and current resident tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease, according to news reports.

The former resident tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease after moving out of the assisted-living facility, but it’s believed that the patient

The 12th Street entrance to the Illinois Veterans Home, the largest and oldest veterans’ home in the state of Illinois.

Legionnaires’ disease is once again afflicting the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, IL, after two residents contracted the disease and one victim died, according to multiple news reports.

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