8 Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease in NYC

posted by Terry Trahim - 

New York City’s Health Department is investigating a cluster of eight cases of Legionnaires’ disease in Washington Heights.

It’s believed that the source may be a cooling tower in the area.  The health department is now testing systems throughout Lower Washington Heights.

Legionnaires’ disease is not contagious.

A town hall hearing is being held Thursday night at St. Luke’s AME Church.


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