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Galax Head Start Center
125 Rosenwald-Felts Drive
Galax, VA 24333
(276) 236-7131 (243)

Current Inspector: Katie Gifford (276) 698-9981

Inspection Date: March 20, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 ADMINISTRATION.
22VAC40-185 STAFF QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING.
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.
22VAC40-185 STAFFING AND SUPERVISION.
22VAC40-185 PROGRAMS.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL CARE PROVISIONS AND EMERGENCIES.
22VAC40-185 SPECIAL SERVICES.
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
63.2 General Provisions.
63.2 Facilities and Programs..

Comments:
The inspector conducted an unannounced monitoring inspection from approximately 1:00-3:00. There were 32 children in care with six staff supervising at all times. The cook and family service worker were also present. Children were observed napping, snacking, having a bathroom break, lining up for the bus, and getting on the bus. Medications and the corresponding paperwork were reviewed, and one medication administration was observed. Three children's records were reviewed. There was one violation from today's inspection. Please contact your inspector at 276-698-9981 with any questions.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-500-A
Description: The center did not follow handwashing procedures. Evidence: 1. The inspector observed children eating snack and only some of them washing their hands after snack.

Plan of Correction: The teachers will have the children wash their hands after snack.

Disclaimer:
A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

The online compliance history includes only information after July 1, 2003. In addition, the online compliance history includes information regarding adverse actions that may be the subject of a pending appeal. An adverse action is not final until a provider has exhausted or waived all due process rights. For compliance history prior to July 1, 2003, or information regarding the status of pending adverse actions, please contact the Licensing Inspector listed in the facility's information. The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is not responsible for any errors in or omissions from the compliance history information.

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