More than half of Angelina County's day cares are cited by state
POSTED: Monday, January 7, 2013 - 1:00pm
UPDATED: Monday, January 7, 2013 - 1:14pm
Lufkin ,Tx — Of the 44 licensed and registered day care facilities in Angelina County, 30 have received citations within the past 24 months for not conducting proper background checks on employees, in addition to other state-weighted high-risk deficiencies.
According to inspection reports made available by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, many local childcare facilities were inspected and given citations for high-risk violations such as improper background checks, not having required fire inspections, improper CPR training, not having required immunizations, and unsafe playground equipment. Some were also cited for workers not demonstrating competence, good judgment and self-control in the course of their duties.
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