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Legionella Bacteria Found In Two Indiana Schools

October 8, 2019


BREAK ADDICTION AND WHERE THE MONEY IS COMING FROM. LIVE FROM THE BROADCAST CENTER IN CHICAGO. THIS IS CBS2 NEWS AT SIX. GOOD EVENING. I’M JIM WILLIAMS HERE. A STAFFER AT A SCHOOL IN NORTHWEST INDIANA HAS TESTED POSITIVE FOR LEGIONNAIRE’S DISEASE. THE SCHOOLS SHOWED ELEVATED LEVELS IN THEIR WATER SYSTEM AND BOTH CLOSED. WHO GOT SICK AND WILL SCHOOL REMAIN CLOSED NEXT WEEK? CHRIS TYE IS DIGGING FOR ANSWERS IN CHESTERTON. THE SIGN SAYS CLOSED BUT HOW MANY DAYS WILL THE SCHOOLS BE CLOSED AS THEY CONTINUE TO DIG FOR ANSWERS, A SMALL ARMY OF VEHICLES TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHERE THE PROBLEM BEGAN. ISAIAH’S MOM SAYS HER STUDENT DRANK FROM A FOUNTAIN WHERE IT WAS FOUND. LOOK FOR AMMONIA SYMPTOMS. ISAIAH’S SCHOOL WAS CLOSED AS WAS WEST CHESTER IN TER MEDIATE. THE MESSAGE FOR KIDS IS CLEAR. YOU ARE DRINKING BOTTLED WATER. DON’T DRINK OUT OF THE WATER FOUNTAINS. CREWS FLUSHED OUT SYSTEMS BUT THE DISTRICT IS TIGHT- LIPPED ON WHO THAT STAFFER IS. AFTER ONE P.M. AND ALL CLEAR ROBO CALL FOR MONDAY. ALL SCHOOLS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN SESSION ON MONDAY OCTOBER 7th. THE DISTRICT WILL TEST OTHER SCHOOLS THIS WEEKEND AND FOR THE FLORES FAMILY THEY WILL BE WATCHING FOR SCHOOL UPDATES AND SYMPTOMS. I ASKED THEM, DO YOU FEEL SICK? DOES YOUR BODY HURT? ANYTHING? HE SAYS NO.

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