Annual Legionella Conference

Meeting Dates: 
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 to Friday, January 22, 2021
Location Address: 
Sheraton Grand Hotel Chicago , IL
United States

The theme for the next Legionella Conference, Prevention of Disease and Injury From Waterborne Pathogens in Health Care, centers on how hospitals, water utilities, health departments, industry and regulators can work together to identify best practices for prevention of disease in hospitals, long-term care centers and skilled nursing homes. Join the conversation on how we can work toward safer health care facilities. 

Topics covered will include:

  • Preventing health care-associated waterborne disease outbreaks
  • Infection prevention in sterile processing
  • Sampling strategies
  • Lessons learned from conducting outbreak investigations (surveillance, reporting and response)
  • Reducing energy and water demand
  • Design, commissioning, construction and renovations
  • Regulatory frameworks for managing waterborne disease risks in building water systems
  • State and local inspection of water systems
  • Updates on federal, state and local legislation and regulations