Legionnaires' Disease Bacteria In Nursing Home Water

Jul 25, 2013

Health investigators say they are closer to finding the source of a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a Reynoldsburg nursing home.

Franklin County health officials say preliminary tests show the bacteria is in the water system at the Wesley Ridge Retirement Community, with further test results on the exact source pending. More than 30 home residents have been treated for Legionnaires' symptoms. Two have died.