Toolkit: Controlling Legionella in Common Sources of Exposure

Key points

  • This toolkit aims to provide actionable information on Legionella control measures to address hazardous conditions.
  • The information is specific to the water systems and devices that are commonly implicated sources of Legionnaires' disease outbreaks.
  • It helps focus and improve Legionella control efforts and protect our communities.
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About the toolkit

Use this toolkit to evaluate hazardous conditions in water systems and devices according to industry guidelines and CDC guidance.

Who should use these tools

This toolkit is intended for use by

  • Building owners and managers
  • Public health staff members


CDC welcomes feedback on this toolkit. Email with your thoughts and suggestions.

Download the complete toolkit in one file‎

All resources in toolkit are available in one print-ready PDF file. Each module can also be downloaded individually from the module-specific pages below.