WOODSTOCK IL – McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) reports that no new cases of Legionnaires’ disease have occurred since July 1. There is an ongoing investigation, conducted in partnership with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the … Continue reading
When I learned that Legionnaires’ Disease had popped up in McHenry County, I asked whether nursing homes were involved. The Health Department says they are not. Considering the deaths at Quincy’s state-run Veterans Nursing Home, the question seems reasonable.
Legionnaires’ Disease has been found in the following towns: Algonquin Crystal Lake Huntley McHenry Union Wonder Lake The McHenry County Health Department’s press release about the outbreak is here. … Continue reading
A press release from the McHenry County Health Department: Health Department Reports Legionnaires’ Disease WOODSTOCK IL – McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) reports that nine County residents were diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease between June 7 and July 1. The … Continue reading