Title: Managing Outbreaks of Legionnaires’ and Other Waterborne Diseases
Description: Despite all your efforts at prevention, your property has had suffered an outbreak of Legionnaires’ or another waterborne disease. So, what do you do now? This webinar will help owners/operators move quickly, decisively, and effectively to manage outbreaks in their facilities and present simple, straightforward strategies for assessing their systems to identify and correct the conditions that promote bacterial growth to prevent future outbreaks. We also will discuss the importance of cooperating fully with the health department, and suggest actions owner/operators can take to promote that cooperation. We will address the importance of effective communication and present suggestions on how to do so with different audiences. We also will describe actions owner/operators should not take when responding to reports of an outbreak.
Presenters: Scott Deitchman, MD, MPH, Principal, Gordon & Rosenblatt, LLC and Aaron Rosenblatt, Prinicipal, Gordon & Rosenblatt, LLC