Health chief: Legionnaires' didn't rise much to his level

Nick Lyon, director of the Department of Health and Human Services, testifies on the Flint Water Crisis before a joint committee Monday, April 25, 2016, in a Senate committee room in Lansing, Mich. (Dale G. Young/The Detroit News via AP)LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The head of Michigan’s health agency said Monday there was an eight-month gap between when he was made aware of an investigation into a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the Flint area in January 2015 and when the issue rose to his level again around the time the city’s lead-tainted water crisis exploded in September.

Share this article