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Microscopic view of Legionnaires' disease bacteria

    The Health Department is currently investigating a community cluster of 29 cases of Legionnaires' disease in Lower Washington Heights. Read the announcement to learn more about the City's response.

    Legionnaires’ disease is not contagious and is easily treatable with antibiotics. Adults with flu-like symptoms, fever, cough or difficulty breathing should seek immediate medical attention.

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Health care provider smiling. Text reads,

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