The department of health is looking into potential Legionella bacteria exposure at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel.
They say two guests between July 16th and August 1st may have been exposed.
Legionella is a freshwater bacteria -- but it can become a health concern when found in plumbing. Some symptoms include fever, cough, chills, or muscle aches.
It's important to note Legionella bacteria is not spread from person-to-person.
The hotel's pool has been drained and all the filters have been replaced. Once the pool is refilled, it will be tested again -- and we could know those results in a week or so.
Now, leaders are reaching out to all guests who may have been affected.
“The important thing here that we've done and the next step is this notification to get and to physicians so that they're aware of the situation if they have patients that were at the hotel that they have the information needed to diagnose and treat these individuals," said Dr. Dan Kuhles.
Most people who come into contact with the bacteria won’t get sick.
If you think you may have been exposed you can contact the state health department.