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Vets' Home resident dies after contracting Legionnaires' disease

A former Illinois Veterans Home resident was laid to rest this week, months after contracting Legionnaires' disease while living at the home. 

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Family members, lawmakers react to new legionnaires' cases at Vets' Home

More problems arise at the Illinois Veterans' Home, with word of two more cases of Legionnaires' Disease. 

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Lawmakers grill Illinois officials during Legionnaires' hearing

The legislative committee before the start of the hearing. The legislative committee before the start of the hearing.

The Illinois legislative hearing called on because of several resident deaths at Quincy's Illinois Veterans' Home is underway in Chicago.

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Vets' home hearing on Legionnaires' almost underway

The Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy The Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy

A state hearing on the Legionnaires' outbreak at the Illinois Veterans Home will get underway in Chicago Tuesday morning.
 

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Illinois Department of Public Health responds to CDC report

Sign to the front entrance of the Illinois Veterans' Home. Sign to the front entrance of the Illinois Veterans' Home.

The Illinois Department of Public Health responded to reporter questions about the full report filed Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding a recent investigation at Quincy's Illinois Veterans' Home.

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VFW state commander to tour vets' home

The Illlinois state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will take a tour of the Quincy Veterans Home later this month.

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  • Illinois governor addresses Legionnaires' disease situation at vets' home

    Illinois governor addresses Legionnaires' disease situation at vets' home

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner arrives at the Illinois Veterans' Home for a tour of the recently-completed water facility.Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner arrives at the Illinois Veterans' Home for a tour of the recently-completed water facility.

    Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner stopped by the Illinois Veterans’ Home Wednesday morning, a day after the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs announced two veterans had been diagnosed with Legionnaire’s disease. The governor was there for a tour of the recently-completed water facility.  The state completed the extensive renovation of the facility's water system this year after 12 people died last summer as a result of th...

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    Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner stopped by the Illinois Veterans’ Home Wednesday morning, a day after the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs announced two veterans had been diagnosed with Legionnaire’s disease. The governor was there for a tour of the recently-completed water facility.  The state completed the extensive renovation of the facility's water system this year after 12 people died last summer as a result of th...

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