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VA Black Hills Health Care Systems

The VA Black Hills Health Care Systems (VA BHHCS) located in Hot Springs, South Dakota has tested positive for Legionella in its water system during routine testing.

Legionella were discovered in several sink and shower fixtures, but it is believed that health risks to employees and Veterans is minimal so far; further, there have been no reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease associated with this VA location.

Prompt actions were taken to disinfect the water.

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