What Hospitality Businesses Need to Know About Legionnaires' Disease and Recreational Water Illnesses

What Hospitality Businesses Need to Know About Legionnaires' Disease and Recreational Water Illnesses

South Dakota Retailers Association
Last summer, the South Dakota Department of Health reported an increase in the number of cases of Legionnaires' disease in the state, including one death. 

Legeionnaires' disease is a type of severe pneumonia caused by the bacteria Legionella pneumophila.

In the new issue of the Food, Lodging and Safety Headlines (FLASH) newsletter published by the South Dakota Department of Health, find out more about the disease, the sources, and how to implement a program to reduce the risk. You'll also learn about aquatic venue management to protect swimmers from recreational water illness, get the 2019 ServSafe training schedule, and more. 

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