The Transylvania Times -

Third Case Of Legionnaire's Reported In County – Transylvania County, NC


September 30, 2019

Health officials have now confirmed three cases of Legionnaire’s disease in Transylvania County in connection with the recent outbreak that occurred among those who attended the Mountain State Fair from Sept. 6-15.

Transylvania Public Heath educator Tara Rybka said the state is still working to identify the source of the outbreak, but state officials are confident it is not an ongoing source. It is unclear if the number of cases will continue to rise in the coming days.

“It depends on… what the source of the legionella is,” said Rybka. “If it was something associated with the f...

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