Newark hotel warns guests not to take showers for fear of Legionnaires’ disease

The Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel is warning guests not to take showers there.

Matt Trapani

Feb 15, 2024, 3:18 AM

Updated 69 days ago

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A health warning has been issued for guests at a Newark hotel.
The Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel is warning guests not to take showers there.
Hotel officials say that last year two guests were diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease.
It is a serious form of pneumonia that spreads in water particles.
Hotel officials say they are working with health officials to chemically treat and permanently disinfect the hotel’s water system.


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