The latest major outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in Washington Heights has become deadly, city health officials said Wednesday.
For the second time this month, an officer at an East Harlem stationhouse has come down with Legionnaires’ disease, according to police.
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced today that she has reached an agreement with Verizon to ensure that the company takes swift and comprehensive action to prevent the spread of Legionnaires’ disease in New York state.
The Health Department today announced that the investigation of the Central Harlem Legionnaires’ disease community cluster is over.
The Health Department is currently investigating a community cluster of Legionnaires’ disease in Central Harlem and bordering communities.
The Health Department announced today that the investigation of the second Lower Washington Heights Legionnaires’ disease cluster is over.
Dr. Oxiris Barbot’s statement from acting Health Commissioner on the Legionnaires’ Disease in Washington Heights, New York:
Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement demanding immediate testing of all NYCHA buildings throughout New York City after eight newly reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease.
The Health Department is currently investigating a second community cluster of Legionnaires’ disease in Lower Washington Heights.
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A New York Police Department officer has contracted Legionnaires’ disease leading to a spate of investigations by the health officials as to its source and potential capacity for spread.
A spokesman for the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has confirmed they are investigating two cases of Legionnaires disease at the Rangel Houses in Harlem.
The Health Department announced today that the investigation of the Lower Washington Heights Legionnaires’ disease cluster is over.
The bacteria that causes Legionnaires disease has been detected at a Manhattan NYPD stationhouse and at least one officer has been hospitalized, The Post has learned.
Water systems at a Harlem public housing complex is being tested for the bacteria that causes Legionnaire’s Disease after two residents fell ill with the disease in the past year, city health officials said.