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Report warns of dangers at NYC daycares

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Several New York lawmakers are sounding the alarm about security and safety lapses at day care centers across New York City.

In a report released Thursday, dozens of daycares cited by the Dept. of Health for serious and critical health code violations since 2010, have not fixed the problems and continue to operate without penalty, according to Senate Co-Leader Jeff Klein and Sen. Diane Savino.

Some of the worst violators were found to have unguarded doors or easy access to cleaning products, endangering the safety and health of young children.

Members of Sen. Klein's staff shot hidden camera video of several violators. The video was posted to YouTube.

Klein and Savino are calling on all daycare centers to post inspection reports on-site and online.

The following centers were highlighted in the report:

#1 Eden Christian Academy & Early Childhood Center- BRONX

Permit # 7142

# of violations (since 2010) 120

# of Public Health Hazard Violations (since 2010) 17

ADDRESS: 1509 Morris Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457

#2 Practical Learning Center - BROOKLYN

Permit # 5641

# of violations (since 2010) 93

# of Public Health Hazard Violations (since 2010) 4

ADDRESS: 22 Buckingham Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11226

#3 Sparkles Day Care- BROOKLYN

Permit # 7099

# of violations (since 2010) 91

# of Public Health Hazard Violations (since 2010) 26

ADDRESS: 1367 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11233

#3 Saintlius Day Care Center- BROOKLYN (Correct SP: Saintilus)

Permit # 7768

# of violations (since 2010) 91

# of Public Health Hazard Violations (since 2010) 19

ADDRESS: 951 E 84th St, Brooklyn, NY 11236

#5 Next 2 Home Child Care- BROOKLYN

Permit # 7760

# of violations (since 2010) 86

# of Public Health Hazard Violations (since 2010) 15

ADDRESS: 1159 Flatbush Ave Brooklyn, NY 11226

#6 New York Kids - BROOKLYN

Permit # 19557

# of violations (since 2010) 83

# of Public Health Hazard Violations (since 2010) 51

ADDRESS: 182 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

#7 Avalon Child Care, Fifth Avenue - BROOKLYN

Permit # 7618

# of violations (since 2010) 82

# of Public Health Hazard Violations (since 2010) 18

ADDRESS: 552 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215

#8 Brooklyn Institute for Children- BROOKLYN

Permit # 6379

# of violations (since 2010) 81

# of Public Health Hazard Violations (since 2010) 13

ADDRESS: 110 Lenox Rd Brooklyn, NY 11226

#9 Fantasia Day Care Center- BROOKLYN

Permit # 6134

# of violations (since 2010) 78

# of Public Health Hazard Violations (since 2010) 13

ADDRESS: 2743 Ocean Ave Brooklyn, NY 11229

#10 Grand Street Child Care Center- MANHATTAN

Permit # 4831

# of violations (since 2010) 66

# of Public Health Hazard Violations (since 2010) 11

ADDRESS: 323 Grand St New York, NY 10002

 

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