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Various state and local officials, including Governor Bruce Rauner, say they are on top of the latest outbreak of Legionnaire's Disease at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.

 

Governor Rauner stopped by the state’s oldest Veterans Home Wednesday to assure the Home's residents and staff that local, state and Federal health officials were on top of the situation.

 

Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs Director Erica Jeffries outlined some of what the Vets Home is doing to stop the spread of the disease.

 

 

As to the source of the latest outbreak, Adams County Health Department Administrator Jerrod Welch says we may never know.

 

 

Both residents who came down with the disease have been released from the hospital, and are back at the Vets Home. 

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