Legionella Conference 2020

Prevention of Disease and Injury From Waterborne Pathogens in Health Care

August 19 - 21, 2020 Sheraton Grand Chicago

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, to be held in August 2020 in Chicago, Illinois.

The 2020 Legionella Conference theme, 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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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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Call for Abstracts: Speaker, Research Poster Proposals Accepted for Legionella Conference 2020

February 13, 2020

NSF Health Sciences and the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) are now accepting proposals for expert speaker and research poster presentations for this year’s Legionella Conference to be held in Chicago Aug. 19-21.

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