Webinar Recording: Legionella – New Science, Insights and Standards

The Michigan Public Health Training Center in collaboration with the Genesee County Health Department (Flint, MI) recently hosted a webinar providing new insight on Legionnaires’ disease. Special Pathogens Laboratory owner, Janet E. Stout, PhD, discusses the disease in context of the 2015 ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015 Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems.A set of guidelines providing information on how to reduce and prevent the growth of Legionella, targetting those involved in the creation and maintenance of human-occupied facilities, including but not limited to healthcare facilities

Webinar Learning objectives:

  • Identify basic elements of Legionnaires’ disease
  • Recognize approaches for Legionella detection and control

The full recording is available for free online at this link. The webinar is intended as a resource for public health professionals (e.g. nurses, health educators) as well as others in healthcare, facility management and/or anyone interested in learning more about Legionnaires’ disease and its prevention.

About Anastasia Sonneman

Anastasia Sonneman serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in environmental health, health and disability, and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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