VA says Columbus clinic not source of...

VA says Columbus clinic not source of Legionnaires' bacteria

A test of the water fountains and ice makers at the Columbus VA clinic showed no signs of the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday. The administration and staff at the Chalmers P. Wylie Veterans Outpatient Clinic on James Road had been working closely with Franklin County Public Health to see if the VA was the possible source of the bacteria found in four Legionella cases in which the patients had each had appointments at the VA between late May and mid-June.

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