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April Monthly Newsletter

Our April Newsletter features outbreak information from 2015-2020, advocacy for World Water Day, education essentials, research findings, and more! Every first Thursday of the month, we will be covering new information in the Legionnaires’ disease space to provide advocacy, support, and solutions to fighting against the illness.

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Legionnaires’ Disease Treatment

The guide elaborates on treating Legionnaires’ disease, emphasizing antibiotics’ pivotal role, the recovery process, and prevention strategies. Highlighting the necessity for quick treatment initiation, understanding recovery expectations, and maintaining water system cleanliness to prevent Legionella outbreaks, aiming to provide comprehensive information for patients and healthcare professionals.

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Legionnaires’ Disease

Legionnaires’ disease is a serious lung infection from Legionella bacteria, first identified in 1976. This comprehensive guide covers symptoms, causes, treatments, and prevention strategies, emphasizing the importance of clean water systems in buildings to mitigate health risks and ensure public safety.

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Legionella Symptoms

Legionnaires’ disease, a lung infection from Legionella bacteria, arises from inhaling contaminated water droplets. Symptoms mirror flu-like conditions but can worsen, necessitating early treatment. Effective prevention focuses on maintaining clean water systems in buildings to reduce infection risk.

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Legionella Pneumonia

Delving into Legionnaires’ disease, a significant lung infection caused by Legionella bacteria. The piece covers transmission methods, symptom progression, effective treatment strategies including antibiotics, and crucial preventive measures. It emphasizes early detection and comprehensive approaches to treatment and prevention, aiming to enhance public awareness and readiness to combat this serious health concern.

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Prevent Legionnaires'2 days ago
🌊 Clean Water: A Basic Necessity We Should Never Take for Granted! 💧

Did you know that access to clean water is not just a luxury but a basic need for us all? 💙 It's vital for our health, well-being, and to prevent the spread of serious diseases like Legionnaires disease. 😷

Thanks The Value of Water
#CleanWaterMatters #LegionnairesPrevention #SpreadAwareness
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Prevent Legionnaires'3 days ago
Exciting news! We've just uploaded the EPA report on Legionella on our website. Although this report has been out for a while, it still is a comprehensive source of information. Head over to our website now to check it out! 💡🔍 #EPAreport #preventlegionnaires #legionnairesdisease #knowledgeispower

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https://preventlegionnaires.org/advocacy/
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Prevent Legionnaires'4 days ago
Robert Bowcock, Founder and Managing Director, Integrated Resource Management & APLD Board Member: “Working with small community drinking water systems throughout the country helping them understand and deploy cost effective water treatment technologies that permanently capture and destroy PFAS, it is comforting to see the USEPA and the Administration are taking the necessary steps, while listening to every voice, to protect the public’s health and the future of our environment.” [Statement, 04/10/2024]

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Prevent Legionnaires'6 days ago
According to The Value of Water Campaign, concern about our Nation's water infrastructure is on the rise. Unsurprising that ensuring reliable water services continues to be a top priority ✅
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Prevent Legionnaires'1 week ago
As we wrap up #waterweek2024 we'd like to remind everyone that clean and safe water is a human right for all 🌏 #preventlegionnaires #LegionnairesDisease
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Prevent Legionnaires'1 week ago
This week we join WEF in advocating on Capitol Hill for safe water research & infrastructure funding. #waterweek2024 #WaterWeek #preventlegionnaires #LegionnairesDisease