Illinois Investigates New Legionnaires’ Outbreak At Quiny Vets Home
(Quincy, IL) — There are new questions about safety at the veterans home in Quincy. The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs yesterday said two residents at the home have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease. One of those people died. This is not the first outbreak. Nine veterans at the Quincy home died and 41 others got sick from Legionnaires’ in July of last year. IllinoisVeterans officials say they’re working with the local health department to find the source of the outbreak.
Benjamin Yount/jab IL)
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