Legionnaires’ Disease
Legionnaires' Disease

Course Objective

  • Recognize the necessary surveillance activities to identify source of bacteria
  • Identify steps taken to contain further spread of infection

Date: October 19, 2015

Dr. Isaac Benowitz
CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

In 2015, New York City and the surrounding boroughs were impacted by an outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease. Dr. Benowitz describes the extensive surveillance and management activities undertaken in this outbreak.

Region 2 Public Health Training Center