Investigation Underway After 2 Legionnaires’ Cases Reported At Mercy HospitalThe Illinois Department of Public Health is investigating after two reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago.
State Report Reveals Mishandling Over Legionnaires' Outbreaks At Veterans' HomeState audits outline a series of delays and mishandlings following several outbreaks of Legionnaires' disease at a Quincy veterans’ home.
Funding Released For Construction At 2 Veterans' HomesThe state comptroller's office has released nearly $11 million for construction at two Illinois Veterans' Homes.
Manteno Veterans' Home Resident With Legionnaires' DiesA Manteno veterans' home resident became the 15th resident of a state veterans' facility in Illinois killed by Legionnaires' disease.
Veterans' Agency Audit Ordered After Legionnaire's CaseGov. JB Pritzker ordered a health and safety audit of the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs after a case of Legionnaire's Disease was discovered at the Manteno veteran's home.
Case of Legionnaires' Confirmed At Manteno Veterans' HomeThirteen residents died and dozens of others were sickened after a 2015 outbreak of Legionnaires' disease at the veterans' home in Quincy.
Senior Living Facility In Northwest Suburban McHenry Linked To Legionnaires' CasesHealth officials have identified the source of a disease linked to one death.
Another Legionnaires' Disease Cluster Found In McHenry CountyLegionnaires is a serious lung infection that people can get by breathing in small droplets of water containing Legionella bacteria.
New Legionnaires' Disease Cluster Found In McHenry And Another Case At Warren Barr In ChicagoThe IDPH reported that the Warren Barr South Loop nursing home in Chicago has reported a third Legionnaires’ disease case. The last two at that center were reported in October.
Two Legionnaires' Cases At South Loop Warren Barr Rehabilitation Spark OutrageWhen community activist, Reverend Robin Hood, learned about two Legionnaires' cases at Warren Barr rehabilitation center in the South Loop from a CBS 2 story on Sunday, he immediately removed his 86 year-old mother Clara from the facility.
Legionnaires' Disease 'Clusters' Found In Chicago Nursing Home, Suburban Counties"It's extremely scary if there's something going around I think we should be notified of it and I wasn't told."
IDPH: 'Clusters' of Legionnaires' Disease Found In Chicago, Suburban CountiesAt least three residents from McHenry and Lake counties were identified in the other cluster where a Walmart in Johnsburg was named "as one common potential exposure," according to the IDPH. Johnsburg is located in McHenry County.
Health Officials Investigate Legionnaires' Disease Cases Possibly Linked To River North HotelA health scare for a River North hotel. Public health officials are trying to determine if the Embassy Suites on State Street is where two people contracted Legionnaires’ disease during a summer stay.
Two Former Guests At Chicago Hotel Confirmed To Have Legionnaires' DiseaseIt is not known whether the hotel was the source of the bacteria that caused the individuals to get sick. According to the health department, hotel management is cooperating with the investigation.
Public Health Officials Looking Into Legionnaires' OutbreakMcHenry County Department of Health officials say nine people became ill at different locations across the county.