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