Kanawha County Schools to Reopen Tuesday

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Schools in Kanawha County will be back open as of Tuesday, January 21.

After more than a week off, students will return to the classroom. Schools closed after the chemical MCHM leaked into the Elk River, Thursday, January 9.

School officials say bottled water will be available to students until the end of Thursday, January 24.

Food is being prepared without tap water.

Inspections have been done by the Kanawha County Health Department, and officials say all protocols were followed. The West Virginia Department of Education assisted with the inspections.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 645 Fifth Avenue Huntington, WV 25701 304-697-4780 WSAZ Charleston 111 Columbia Avenue Charleston, WV 25302 304-344-3521
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 241095671 - wsaz.com/a?a=241095671
Gray Television, Inc.