New Date 100% Virtual

August 24 – 26, 2021

Legionella Conference

Prevention of Disease and Injury From Waterborne Pathogens in Health Care

Conference Overview

NSF Health Sciences, an NSF International company, and the National Environmental Health Association will bring together professionals from a wide variety of industries, including health care, to discuss the growing concern of Legionella outbreaks at the third annual Legionella Conference.

The theme for the next Legionella Conference, Prevention of Disease and Injury From Waterborne Pathogens in Health Care, centers on how hospitals, water utilities, health departments, industry and regulators can work together to identify best practices for prevention of disease in hospitals, long-term care centers and skilled nursing homes. Join the conversation on how we can work toward safer health care facilities.

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Special Session of Legionella Conference to Address Emergent Health Crisis

December 9, 2020

A virtual special session of the annual Legionella Conference co-hosted by NSF Health Sciences and the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) will focus on disease prevention from waterborne pathogens during a public health crisis.

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Business Continuity During COVID-19 Requires Management of Building Water Systems Before Reopening

May 5, 2020

To avoid a dramatic increase in Legionnaires disease, there are several actions that building owners should take now and prior to returning buildings to full service to reduce hazardous conditions caused by the COVID-19 low building occupancy rates.

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Report Provides Road Map to Help Improve Response to Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreaks and Conserve Water

March 10, 2020

NSF Health Sciences and Urban Sustainability Directors Network report recommends electronic cooling tower registry to help public health investigators quickly pinpoint the source of outbreaks.

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