Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville reports case of Legionnaires' disease

October 31, 2019

The Mayo Clinic has reported a case of Legionnaires' disease at its Jacksonville campus to the Florida Department of Health, according to News4 Jax website. 

The hospital is following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendations pending the outcome of further water testing.

Efforts are underway to reduce the potential for exposure.

Mayo is conducting water testing since Legionnaires' disease can be transmitted through things such as fountains, hot tubs and air conditioning units.

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