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Legionella Conference 2020 - Prevention of Disease and Injury from Waterborne Pathogens in Health Care

Aug 19 12:00 AM - Aug 21 11:45 PM, 2020   |   Chicago, Illinois  United States Of America
Organized by : NSF International
Specialties : Infectious Disease   |   Healthcare Management
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NSF Health Sciences, an NSF International company, and the National Environmental Health Association will bring together professionals from a wide variety of industries, including health care, to discuss the growing concerns of Legionella outbreaks at the third annual Legionella Conference, to be held in August 2020 in Chicago, Illinois.

The 2020 Legionella Conference theme, 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

Subject matter covered will be relevant to professionals working in:
• Facilities management
• Public health
• Infection control and prevention
• Hand hygiene
• Health care facility design and construction
• Environmental health and safety
• Sustainability
• Water treatment
• Regulatory
• And more

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

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1(800) 828-2059


April 01, 2020


Registration Type Last Date Price
General admission Fee 18 Aug,2020 USD 850.00
Government Fee 18 Aug,2020 USD 650.00
Student Fee 18 Aug,2020 USD 200.00
Pre-Conference Workshop: General admission - Fee 18 Aug,2020 USD 300.00
Pre-Conference Workshop: Government - Fee 18 Aug,2020 USD 150.00
Pre-Conference Workshop: Student - Fee 18 Aug,2020 USD 150.00
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Venue Address

Sheraton Grand Chicago
301 E North Water Street
Chicago, Illinois, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Sheraton Grand Chicago,

301 E North Water S,

Chicago, Illinois, United States of America 60611,

+1 312-464-1000

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