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Water testing for local school shows elevated lead levels

GREENTOWN, Ind. (WISH) – The Eastern Howard School Corporation released that there were elevated levels of lead in at Eastern High School on Thursday.

On a website for the school corporation, a statement was released stating when the school corporation was informed and what steps they have currently taken to mitigate the issue.

The corporation has currently purchased 2,500 bottles of water for drinking and cooking.

Students will also not be exposed to water through swimming, washing their hands or showering.

Hand sanitizers are available to students and staff.

The high school is not closed, but will be open on Friday.

The release encouraged families to refer to the school corporation’s website and social media for updates.

To read the entire release, click here.