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Charles City Head Start
10049 Courthouse Road
Charles city, VA 23030
(804) 829-2240

Current Inspector: Cassie Anderson-Leichty (757) 409-4668

Inspection Date: March 1, 2023

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 Administration.
8VAC20-780 Staff Qualifications and Training.
8VAC20-780 Physical Plant.
8VAC20-780 Staffing and Supervision.
8VAC20-780 Programs.
8VAC20-780 Special Care Provisions and Emergencies
8VAC20-780 Special Services.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide

An unannounced monitoring was conducted on March 1, 2023 from approximately 10:47am -11:33 am. There were 12 children present upon arrival with 2 staff members. Children were observed playing outside, washing hands and eating lunch. Two staff records and three children's records were reviewed. Licensing Inspector reviewed indoor and outdoor areas, supervision, activities, equipment, medication procedures, emergency evacuation and shelter-in-place drill documentation, emergency procedures and required posting.

Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the facility.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A
Description: Based on record review, the licensee did not ensure each staff member and individual from an shall submit documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening be submitted at the time of employment and prior to coming into contact with children and documentation needs to be completed within the last 30 calendar days of the date of employment and be signed by a physician, physician's designee, or an official of the local health department.

Staff #1 hire date 10/26/2022 the tuberculosis results was complete 08/15/2022. Which is more than 30 days prior to employment.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation , the licensee did not ensure hazordous substances were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents acces to children.

There was two bottles of hand sanitizer in the classroom not in locked place.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-550-G
Description: Based on review of documentations, the licensee did not ensure there was documentation of emergency evacuation , shelter in place and lcokdown drills.

The center documentation did not show a monthly emergency evacuation drills were completed and once a year lockdown drill.
Confirmed by staff #1 they conducted evacuation drills with the school .

There was not documentation of a lockdown drill conduct in 2022.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.


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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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