Pontiac Correctional Center experiences Legionnaires’ disease outbreak

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PONTIAC, Ill. (WMBD) — The Pontiac Correctional Center recently faced a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak.

On Wednesday, Oct. 21, a representative from the correctional center said two inmates tested positive for the disease.

The Illinois Department of Public Health conducted water tests and those results are now negative.

A Livingston County Health Department spokesperson confirmed the outbreak started on Sept. 2.

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