3 Years, 13 Legionnaires’ Deaths At Illinois Veterans’ Home By Dave McKinney and Tony Arnold • Dec 12, 2017 ShareTweetEmail The Illinois Veterans' Home in downstate Quincy provides care for nearly 400 veterans and a final resting place for those who served in the nation's armed forces, dating back to the Civil War. Between August 2015 and last October, bacteria-tainted water h Andrew Gill/WBEZ Listen Listening... / Since July 2015, 13 residents of a veterans’ home in west central Illinois have died from Legionnaires’ disease. Eleven families are suing the state for negligence. Tags: Quincy Veteran's HomeLegionnaires' DiseaseShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Durbin Wants Review Of Outbreak At Quincy Veterans Home By Associated Press • Sep 22, 2015 Jason Parrott U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin wants a federal review of the state's response to a Legionnaires' disease outbreak that killed 12 residents of a western Illinois veterans home. 7 Dead From Legionnaires' At Quincy Veteran's Home By Sean Crawford • Sep 1, 2015 IDVA 7 people have died from a Legionnaires' Disease outbreak in western Illinois, the state announced Tuesday. The cases all involve residents of the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy. The Department of Veteran's Affairs says all had underlying medical conditions. New Cases Of Legionnaires' Disease At Quincy Veterans Home By Associated Press • Oct 19, 2017 Jason Parrott/Tri States Public Radio Two cases of Legionnaires' disease have been reported at a western Illinois veterans' home more than two years after an outbreak killed 12 people and sickened 54 at the facility.