The Mayo Clinic has confirmed that it reported a case of Legionnaires’ disease at its Jacksonville campus to the Florida Department of Health.
“We are following CDC recommendations pending the outcome of further water testing. Mitigation efforts are underway to reduce the potential for exposure. All measures are precautionary at this time as we have not identified an immediate risk to patients, staff or visitors,” the Mayo Clinic said in a statement sent Wednesday to News4Jax.
News4Jax first started looking into this story after receiving an email from a viewer, who wrote: “When I was admitted to Mayo hospital, the clerk from admissions reviewed a two-page dialog with me regarding the possibility of Legionnaires’ infection at the hospital.”