CHESTERTON, Ind. (CBS) — Students will be heading back to class Monday at two Indiana schools that were shut down last week because of Legionella.
Chesterton Middle and Westchester Intermediate schools were closed Friday because of elevated levels of the bacteria.READ MORE: Mayor Lori Lightfoot, City Council Pay Tribute To Late Former CTU President Karen Lewis; 'She Was A Fighter For The Many'
Also closed was the Duneland School Corporation Administration Center.READ MORE: Woman Shot While Driving On Stevenson Expressway
“For safety purposes, DSC arranged for legionella bacteria testing by an environmental testing company in the employee’s workplace and other district facilities that are characterized as high-risk for this type of bacteria due to the physical characteristics of the facility,” Duneland School Corporation spokeswoman Bridget Martinson said in a note to parents.
The school says the water systems in the buildings have been addressed.MORE NEWS: Victim Shot In Hand During Carjacking Attempt In Logan Square
The schools are set to reopen Monday after an e-learning day was held on Friday.