Legionella bacteria

Five cases of Legionnaire’s disease reported by Lexington health department

BY: - July 6, 2023

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department says it’s seeing an increase in  cases of Legionnaire’s disease, which can be fatal if left untreated.   An LFCHD spokesperson said the department is reporting five cases, an increase from the normal: zero.  Legionnaire’s is a pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria, which survives in soil and water, according to the […]