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Tony Sanders, chief executive officer of a Chicago-area school district that recently had to shut down three schools after the discovery of Legionella, said there is an alarming lack of public health standards and protocols for dealing with Legionella bacteria in schools.
“It was incredibly frustrating," Sanders told The Daily Herald about not receiving any guidance from state and federal agencies on whether it was safe to reopen the buildings once the towers were cleaned.
Sanders highlighted the gaps in state and federal regulations in an email addressed to U-46 employees, other school districts and regional education officials.
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