CDC Toolkit for Controlling Legionella
The Toolkit for Controlling Legionella in Common Sources of Exposure (Legionella Control Toolkit) provides public health and building owners and operators with concise, actionable information on controlling Legionella in commonly implicated sources of Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks. It helps focus and improve Legionella control efforts and protect the safety of a building’s employees, visitors, and surrounding community.
Use this toolkit to:
Help evaluate hazardous conditions in systems that are commonly associated with Legionella
Implement Legionella control measures per ASHRAE Guideline 12-2020external icon
Complement existing resources for water management programs (WMP), including the CDC Toolkit: Developing a WMP to Reduce Legionella Growth and Spread in Buildings
Support environmental assessments conducted during public health investigations