Digging Deeper Into Legionnaires' Disease Guidance Needs for States and Territorial Health Agencies
August 26, 2021
As a follow-up to the 2019 report, Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Response Gap Analysis, ASTHO conducted key informant interviews with five state health agencies to better understand key topics. Targeted areas of discussion were the overall structure of Legionnaires’ disease programs, diagnosis and clinical testing protocols, surveillance and reporting, outbreak and response, water management programs and prevention, and risk communication. This report shares results and key takeaways from these interviews, including notable challenges.