UPDATE: First Lady to skip Arnoldsburg stop on WV trip

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UPDATE (9:20 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12): According to the First Lady’s press secretary, Dr. Jill Biden will not be visiting Arnoldsburg Elementary School during Thursday’s trip to the Mountain State.

The last-minute cancellation is said to be due to a COVID-19 outbreak at the school.


CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — First Lady Jill Biden has announced plans for her visit to West Virginia on Thursday — but she’s not alone!

According to a White House Press Release, Jennifer Garner, who was raised in West Virginia, will be joining Lady Biden as they visit various areas in Charleston.

  • At 11:15 a.m., the First Lady will arrive at Yeager Airport in Charleston and greet local officials.
  • At 12:45 p.m., the First Lady and Jennifer Garner will tour Arnoldsburg Elementary School in Arnoldsburg.
  • At 3 p.m., the First Lady and Jennifer Garner will visit a vaccination center at Capital High School in Charleston. 
  • At 5 p.m., the First Lady will depart Yeager Airport in Charleston and greet the West Virginia National Guard and their families. 

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