MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County Schools are moving forward with their plan to provide optional lead teasing to students.
Last month 24 Shelby County schools tested positive for lead.
Shelby County Schools sent out more information Wednesday about how they are handling the situation moving forward, starting with testing students for lead.
According to SCS, letters were sent home to parents with an opt-in form and a health questionnaire.
If parents want their child to complete the optional testing, that form has to be completed and turned into the child's school by Friday Dec 6.
SCS will then compile a schedule and tell parents when the Health Department is coming to their school.
SCS also wrote:
For more information, please contact your school directly or visit www.scsk12.org/safewater.
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