Jill Biden’s WV trip: First Lady to skip Arnoldsburg stop due to COVID-19 outbreak

West Virginia

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK)—According to First Lady Dr. Jill Biden’s press secretary, Biden will skip her planned stop at Arnoldsburg Elementary School during her Thursday trip to the Mountain State.

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

Dr. Biden will be joined by Senator Joe Manchin and actress Jennifer Garner, who was raised in West Virginia.

Here is the First Lady’s updated itinerary:

  • At 2:15 p.m., the First Lady and Senator Manchin will arrive at Yeager Airport in Charleston and greet local officials.
  • At 3 p.m., the First Lady, Senator Manchin, and Jennifer Garner will visit a vaccination center at Capital High School in Charleston. 
  • At 4:30 p.m., the First Lady and Senator Manchin will depart Yeager Airport in Charleston and greet the West Virginia National Guard and their families. 

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