ESGLI Guidance for managing Legionella in nursing & care home water systems during the COVID-19 pandemic.

It is essential that appropriate testing of water systems and patients is carried out to protect both patients and staff from unrecognised outbreaks of waterborne infections including those caused by Legionella. Read the full document

ESGLI Guidance for managing Legionella in hospital water systems during the COVID-19 pandemic

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has a significant potential to increase the risks of waterborne infections, including Legionnaire’s disease, over and above the inherent public health impact of the pandemic. It is therefore essential, that appropriate testing of both water systems and patients is carried out to protect both patients and staff from unrecognised outbreaks of waterborne infections including Legionnaires’ disease. Read the full document

ESGLI Guidance for managing Legionella in building water systems during the COVID-19 pandemic.

It is very important that while many buildings and offices are shut down due to the pandemic, that water systems are still well maintained to prevent future health issues like Legionella outbreaks. The procedures outlined here will help maintain water systems during this outbreak. Read the full document

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