June 12, 2017 zacherlaw 0 Comments

Positive findings of Legionella bacteria were found throughout the water system in the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The investigation came about after two guests contracted Legionnaires ’ disease following their stay at the Rio Hotel in March and April. Test results conducted by The Southern Nevada Health District following the second reported case of the disease showed the presence of the bacteria. The company is now taking action to remediate the problem and disinfect the water. Guests are being alerted and are being relocated while remediation is taking place.

 

Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia caused by the Legionella bacteria. Legionnaires’ disease is contracted by inhaling aerosol droplets of water contaminated with the bacteria. Sources of the aerosol can include showers, hot tubs, faucets, cooling towers, misters, and decorative fountains.

 

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with this disease, Contact us to see what we can do to help.

Positive Legionella Findings in Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino Las Vegas was last modified: June 12th, 2017 by zacherlaw

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