4th Plattsburgh resident sickened by Legionnaires’ disease

Patients live in western part of city, health department says PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — A fourth patient has been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease in Plattsburgh. The Clinton County Health Department confirmed the new case Thursday. The residents sickened have been hospitalized with pneumonia caused by the Legionella bacteria. They all live in the western part of Plattsburgh. … Continue reading “4th Plattsburgh resident sickened by Legionnaires’ disease”

Erin Brockovich Expresses Concern in Rise of Legionnaire’s Disease in New York

Roughly a year after her trip to Hoosick Falls, Erin Brockovich was back in the Capital Region on Tuesday, speaking about the rise in reported cases of Legionnaire’s Disease across New York. “You didn’t have this outbreak because it started yesterday,” Brockovich said. “This has been building and going on for a while.” “Last year, … Continue reading “Erin Brockovich Expresses Concern in Rise of Legionnaire’s Disease in New York”