Legionella hits Mich. department, 22 employees sick

By Gina Damron and Bill Laitner
Detroit Free Press

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. — More than half of the water sites in the Madison Heights Police Department checked for Legionella tested positive in preliminary tests Monday for the bacteria, which causes Legionnaires’ disease, Chief Kevin Sagan said today.

This includes kitchen sinks, faucets and bathrooms, he said.

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