Government Building Shut Down Due To Drinking Water Contamination

CMS headquarters in Baltimore with a biohazard symbol overlay.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) headquarters in Baltimore has temporarily closed after legionella bacteria were discovered in the building’s water supply. Legionella, which can cause the potentially fatal Legionnaires’ disease, prompted immediate action to protect staff. Concerning Legionella Legionnaires’ disease has become a growing concern. According to the CDC, reports of Legionnaires’ … Read more