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Legionella Bacteria Turns Up During Routine Testing At VA Complex In Oakland

In May of last year the opening of the VA Hospital’s new medical building in Oakland was a tonic after all the bad publicity because of the Legionella bacteria outbreak at veterans’ facilities here.

08/30/2013

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Legionella Bacteria Detected At UPMC Nursing Home In Squirrel Hill

UPMC confirms that Legionella bacteria has been detected at Heritage Place, a 145-bed skilled nursing facility managed by UPMC in Squirrel Hill.

07/17/2013

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Controversy Brewing Over VA Hospital Presidential Award

When Maureen Ciarolla of Monroeville heard who the latest recipient of the Presidential Distinguished Rank Award is, she had a lot to say.

05/02/2013

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Officials Take Quick Action After Legionella Detected At Nursing Home

When a female resident at York Commons was diagnosed last month with pneumonia caused by legionella bacteria, county officials tested a water sample from the a senior citizens’ high-rise in Lawrenceville. The results forced them into action.

04/14/2013

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Routine Testing Uncovers Legionnaire’s At Butler VA

There are new concerns about Legionnaire’s disease after a recent water test at the Butler VA Hospital. Thousands of veterans from 6 counties rely on the services provided by the facility.

12/11/2012

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