Cooling tower disinfected at Manhattan school

Health official say a cooling tower at a Catholic school in Manhattan tested positive for Legionella.



The Convent of Sacred Heart School on East 91st Street has been closed for cleaning since the bacteria was found.



Health officials confirm that the school's cooling tower was properly disinfected.



News 12 Brooklyn is told that the school will start classes next week as scheduled.


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