Legionella & Legionnaires’ Disease – Frequently Asked Questions

Legionella & Legionnaires’ Disease are environmental health issues that FACS experts often receive questions about. Given that Legionella was discovered less than 50 years ago and is a relatively “young” subject among environmental health issues, there are lots of questions to be asked. On March 5th, 2019, FACS’ Legionella Expert Megan Canright, MPH, CIH, partnered… Read more »

Legionnaires’ Disease Prevention and Control

A brief account of the first Legionnaires’ disease crisis: On July 27th, three days after returning home from the 1976 American Legion convention in Philadelphia, Ray Brennan died of what appeared to be a heart attack. Within days, four other Legionnaires had passed away. By August 9th, the death count was at 27.1 Three of… Read more »