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Women Sickened By Legionnaires' Outbreak Suing Hampton Beach Resort

HAMPTON, N.H. (CBS) – Two Massachusetts women who were sickened with Legionnaires' disease are now suing a Hampton Beach resort.

Seacoast Online reports one woman from Gardner and another from Templeton stayed at the Sands Resort for two nights in early August.

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The Sands Resort in Hampton Beach, N.H. (WBZ-TV)

They say they spent time near the spa, which was determined to be a potential cause of the outbreak. Legionnaires' disease is spread through water.

The Sands Resort says they've complied with all local, state and federal regulations and have cleaned their water system.

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