Water test confirms Legionellosis at Veterans' Home - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

Water test confirms Legionellosis at Veterans' Home

Posted: Updated:

MANTENO, Ill. -- The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs today sent a letter to residents and staff at the Manteno Veterans' Home with results from a water sample test that confirmed the presence of Legionellosis. The bacteria was found in low levels at three fixtures: a faucet, a sink, and a shower. The three fixtures were taken out of service immediately. To confirm the test results, more testing will be done at the facility Wednesday, January 23.

This news comes after a resident at the home was confirmed to have Legionnaires' disease.

You can read the full letter sent to the residents below.

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
Slideshows
loading...
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2019 WSIL. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.