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Waco VA Medical Center

A Legionnaires’ disease case was confirmed on October 22 at the Waco VA Medical Center.  The patient became symptomatic while at the Waco VA Medical Center and was transported to the VA Medical Center in Temple to be treated.

According to Debbie Meyer, who is with Temple VA Medical Center, the remediation process is set to begin today, Oct. 28, in the room the patient stayed in when they contracted Legionnaires’ disease at Waco VA.  This process is to include hyperchlorination of the water system and installation of point of use filters on faucets and shower heads.

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