CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — First Christian Church is being investigated after multiple people have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease.
6 cases have been reported in the area since September 15. Officials say some patients may have participated in wedding activities at the church.
Legionnaires’ is cased by a bacteria. You can breathe it in through a vapor or mist. Several years ago, more than a dozen people died from Legionnaire’s at the VA home in Quincy.