According to Wilson medical Center officials, despite two facility outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease, there has been no increase in pneumonia cases.
Julie Hernandez, the hospital’s infection prevention coordinator said, “We are seeing our typical rates of pneumonia for this time of the year.”
Wilson Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and the Longleaf-Neuro Medical Treatment Center have recently experienced outbreaks of eight and three cases respectively. As of Tuesday, July 8, there have been no additional cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported in Wilson County.
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