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Health Officials Investigate 2 Cases Of Legionnaires Disease In Tomahawk


The Lincoln County Health Department is investigating two confirmed cases of Legionnaires disease at a motel in Tomahawk. 

Two guests who stayed at the Rodeway Inn and Suites contracted the disease.  Health department scientists are trying to find the source.  That motel has been shut down for treatment. 

Legionnaires is called a naturally-occurring disease which can sometimes build up in showers, hot tubs and even plumbing systems.