An MTA bridge and tunnel officer was stricken with Legionnaires’ Disease last week, according to his union.

The 14-year veteran highway patrol officer went to the ER at Long Island Jewish Hospital on Aug. 5 and was diagnosed with Legionella pneumonia, said Wayne Joseph, president of the Bridge and Tunnel Officers Benevolent Association.

The employee, based out of the Staten Island administrative office near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, was treated and released after his health improved.

MTA officials cordoned off three shower stalls with yellow hazard tape at its VN facility on Staten Island as a precautionary measure, Joeph said.

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