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Effective Immediately: Healthcare Facilities Required to Reduce Legionellosis Risks from Tap Water

Published July 2017

By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD

If you follow On Tap frequently, you know that the bacterium, Legionella, has been a repeated topic in recent years. Once again, Legionella is at the forefront of discussions due to continuing waterborne outbreaks and new directives in healthcare facilities for prevention. On June 2, the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a memo that will undoubtedly expand the awareness of Legionella risks and further drive the implementation of preventative approaches.

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