Stories tagged: Legionnaires’ disease
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 2:43 p.m.
Rauner staying at veterans home during Legionnaires’ crisis
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is responding in an unconventional way to criticism of his administration’s handling of outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease at a veterans home that have left 13 dead. …
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
Legionnaires’ disease outbreak sickens 12; 9 visited Disneyland
Disneyland has shut down two bacteria-contaminated cooling towers after health officials discovered several cases of Legionnaires’ disease in people who had visited the Anaheim theme park, authorities said.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
Two Legionnaires’ disease cases reported at Seattle hospital
Public health officials are investigating after two people contracted a serious type of pneumonia called Legionnaire’s disease at a Seattle hospital. One of them died.
Thu., June 8, 2017, 2:16 p.m.
Infants born in water births at risk of Legionnaires’ disease, CDC says
Babies born during water births are at risk of contracting Legionnaires’ disease, a severe and potentially life-threatening form of pneumonia that infected two infants in Arizona last year.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 11:12 a.m.
Psychiatric hospital patient has Legionnaires’ disease
A patient at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital has tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
UW Medicine reports 2nd death from Legionnaires disease
Officials at the University of Washington Medical Center say a second person infected with Legionnaires’ disease has died.
Thu., May 19, 2011
Sacred Heart eliminates bacteria, lifts water restrictions
Water restrictions were lifted Wednesday afternoon at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center after successful efforts to eradicate bacteria that can cause Legionnaires’ disease from the hospital’s water supply. Three patients …
Wed., May 18, 2011, 4:55 p.m.
Hospital lifts restrictions after bacteria eradicated
Water restrictions were lifted today at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center after successful efforts to eradicate bacteria that can cause Legionnaires’ disease from the hospital’s water supply.
Wed., May 4, 2011
Sacred Heart attacks dangerous bacteria in water system
Workers performed a chlorine flush of Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center’s water system Tuesday in hopes of killing clusters of bacteria that can cause Legionnaire’s disease. Some patients have gone …
Fri., April 29, 2011
Precautions at Sacred Heart
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center is restricting showers, serving bottled water and replacing parts of its water system after three patients tested positive for the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease. …