Independence Head Start Center
110 Blue Devil Drive
Independence, VA 24348
Current Inspector: Katie Gifford (276) 698-9981
Complaint Related: No
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-320-B Description: Based on measurement, the center failed to have warm water at a temperature that did not exceed 120 degrees. Evidence: 1. The inspector measured the water temperature in the elementary school off of the gym and it measured 145 degrees. Plan of Correction: Center staff will not use the hot water in this bathroom until the issue is resolved. Head Start staff will communicate with the school about a possible solution.
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