Health officials say there have been nine cases since Aug. 9.READ MORE: Gabby Petito Funeral Arrangements Announced As Search Continues For Brian Laundrie
All nine individuals have been hospitalized. Officials say seven of those victims are 50 years old or older.READ MORE: Jury Begins Deliberations In R. Kelly Trial After 6 Weeks Of Testimony
Those infected have experienced flu-like symptoms, including fever and cough.
The health department is sampling water in the area. People get Legionnaires’ disease by breathing in water vapor that contains bacteria.MORE NEWS: NYC Teacher, Principal Unions Warn Of School Staffing Shortages When Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect; De Blasio Says Substitutes Standing By
Legionnaires’ disease is not contagious and can be treated with antibiotics when caught early.