Legionnaires' Outbreak: $278M In Upgrades Recommended At Vet HomeA preliminary report on the Legionnares' outbreak at the Quincy veterans home calls for a state-of-the-art residence, new plumbing and a newly drilled well for a separate water source.
Rauner Gets Mixed Reviews While Staying At Veterans HomeGov. Bruce Rauner prepared to spend his third night at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, with first lady Diana scheduled to join him.
Rauner Checks Into Veterans' Home Under Fire For Deadly Legionnaires' OutbreakGov. Bruce Rauner has checked himself into an Illinois Veterans Home in downstate Quincy, where at least 13 residents have died from the infectious Legionnaires’ disease since July 2015.
Emanuel Blames Rauner For Stalled Veterans Home In ChicagoThe project in Chicago would provide 200 veterans with long-term skilled nursing care.
Water System Blamed In Illinois Legionnaires' OutbreakA federal report obtained by The Associated Press shows that the Legionnaire's disease outbreak that killed 12 residents of an Illinois state veterans home this summer and sickened dozens was likely spread by an aging water system at a 129-year-old facility that lacked several safeguards
Durbin Calls For Probe Into Outbreak Of Legionnaires' Disease At Quincy Veterans' HomeDemocratic Sen. Dick Durbin appealed in a letter sent Monday to the secretaries of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Veterans Affairs to "ensure the Illinois Veterans' Home-Quincy is taking the proper steps" to care for its surviving 400 residents and to prevent a future outbreak.
8 Now Dead From Legionnaires' Disease In Western IllinoisState officials are reporting another death and four new cases of Legionnaires' disease among residents of a western Illinois town, bringing the number of deaths to eight from an outbreak first disclosed last week.