Water Samples Test Positive for Legionella at Samaritan Medical Center
WATERTOWN, N.Y. -- Recent water samples came back positive for low levels of Legionella at Samaritan Medical Center.
However, hospital officials say they don't think there's a big concern. Staff has been working to fix the issue in the building where the bacteria was found.
Legionella can cause a severe form of pneumonia called Legionnaires' disease. No cases of the disease have been reported.
Additional water testing was done Monday.