NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Three schools in Long Beach will be closed Monday, amid an e. coli scare.
Long Beach public school officials are cancelling classes for students at the East, West, and Lindell schools.READ MORE: Man Arrested After Allegedly Attacking, Trying To Choke 11-Year-Old Girl At Manhattan ParkSuffolk Police: Franklyn Charles, 18, Charged In Crash That Killed Jennifer Figueroa, 30, In Wyandanch
Officials said a student in the district has been diagnosed with a suspected e. coli infection.
As CBS2 reported, a water sample in Long Beach tested positive for e. coli on Friday morning. Residents are being told to either boil water for one minute before use — or stick to bottled water.MORE NEWS: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/24 Sunday Morning Forecast
On Sunday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office announced that 85,000 additional bottles of water are being sent to Long Beach.