West Virginia high school closed for week for cleanup

CHARLESTON, WV (AP)- A West Virginia high school is closed for the rest of the week for additional cleaning and testing for mold.

Capital High School in Kanawha County has been awaiting delayed final mold testing results for 15 rooms.


The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the school said Wednesday that based on final results, additional cleaning and testing is needed.

The county’s other regular-calendar schools started classes Monday. Capital High has been closed all week awaiting the results.

The school system released a list indicating mold issues affected 10 other schools this summer.


Officials haven’t published test results from the schools, but the others weren’t delayed in opening.

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