By: Candess Zona Mendola of

Health officials have announced 2 cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been linked to an L.A. Fitness location in Niles, Illinois.

Legionella pneumophila bacteria/CDC

The affected areas have been closed pending sanitization.

The Illinois Department of Public Health is investigating the gym located at 5701 W. Touhy Ave, Niles, IL 60714. They said the L.A. Fitness closed its pool, spa, showers and steam room after learning about the cases on May 5.

On Tuesday, testing by the county and state confirmed that Legionella bacteria had been found in a hot tub.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.