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Chilhowie Head Start Center
809 Mason Alley
Chilhowie, VA 24319
(276) 988-5583

Current Inspector: Angela Farmer (276) 608-2283

Inspection Date: May 6, 2019 and May 10, 2019

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.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Comments:
An unannounced inspection was conducted today, 5/6/19 and a review of records took place on 5/10/19. The children were observed having breakfast which met USDA requirements. Hand washing was also observed. Children's records were reviewed and staff records were reviewed on 5/10/19 at the main office. There are 14 children in care with four staff present. A violation notice was completed during the inspection. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me. Inspection began: 9:10 am and ended 10:30 pm, the record review began: 10:00 am and ended 12:30 pm.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-A
Description: Based on observation the center did not maintain the outside area in a safe and operable condition. Evidence: 1. The bean box on the playground is full of rain water. 2. The grass on the playground measures approximately 12 inches and is also growing in the mulch. These two areas could harbor ticks and mosquitoes. 3. There are weeks at the front door, on the concrete stoop.

Plan of Correction: Maintenance has been notified that they are to cut the grass and the staff will empty the water in the bean box.

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