4th case of Legionnaires’ disease confirmed at Quincy veterans home

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QUINCY, Ill — A fourth case of Legionnaires’ has been confirmed at the veterans home in Quincy.

Thirteen residents have died from the disease since 2015.

The state has spent $6-million on renovations to the plumbing and water filtration systems.

Senator Tammy Duckworth called on Governor Rauner for additional resources.

The governor said he will ask lawmakers to approve $50-million for the veterans home.

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