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.
Feds Give Illinois $4.1 Million To Fix Up Legionnaires'-Struck Veterans' HomeThe federal government is giving Illinois $4.1 million to renovate a veterans' home where Legionnaires' disease has contributed to the deaths of 13 residents.
Illinois To Spend $3M For New Well At Quincy Veterans' HomeGov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday Illinois will split the cost with the city of Quincy, which currently gets water from the Mississippi River.
Finger Pointing Continues Over Quincy Vet Home IllnessThe bigger question is whether Democrats will approve up to 245 million dollars. Rauner wants to rebuild Quincy.
Rauner Seeks New $230M Veterans Home After Legionnaires' OutbreakGov. Bruce Rauner's administration on Tuesday recommended starting fresh at the Quincy veterans' home beleaguered by Legionnaires' disease.
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.
Lawmakers Evaluate State's Response To Quincy Legionnaires’ OutbreakSome Democrats claim Gov. Bruce Rauner's team dropped the ball.