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Crews disinfecting Clearwater Creek Elementary in Olathe after illness forces closure

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Posted at 11:45 AM, Oct 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-27 12:45:44-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Custodial crews are doing a deep clean at Clearwater Creek Elementary, a day after officials announced the building would be closed due 25% of students and staff being out with illness.

On Wednesday, Principal Nate Kremer said that more than 150 students and staff were absent.

In a letter to families, Kremer said custodial crews are disinfecting the building, including common touch points.

In addition, the school's HVAC system will be adjusted to provide more outside/fresh air an additional air changes to spaces in the building.

Kremer said the school will reopen on Monday, Oct. 31.