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Legionella No Longer Detected at Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital


Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital today announced that recent water tests did not detect Legionella bacteria.


After Legionella bacteria was detected in two sinks at Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital’s Administration Building in April 2021, the Hospital replaced all faucets and the hot water heater and installed a recirculation pump.

More information on Legionella can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/legionella/about/index.html.


Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital is under the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources through the Office of Health Facilities.

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