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Officials at the local VA Medical Center are keeping a watchful eye on patients after â€śunacceptableâ€ť levels of harmful bacteria were detected at the hospital.
The presence of â€ślegionellaâ€ť bacteria, which is the cause of a type of pneumonia, was detected in some of the underutilized faucets within the medical center during recent environmental testing, Community Relations Director Iva Jo Hanslik said in a news release.
For more information, read Sunday's edition of the Herald.