PHILIPSBURG:— After the passing of hurricane Irma all day care centers suffered damage, some more extensive than the other ones and were left without power and potable water.
Day centers must be able to operate in a safe and healthy manner. An inspection team consisting of inspectors from the Ministry VSA, the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of VROMI have conducted inspections on health, safety, infrastructural and educational aspects. Hazards related to these aspects shouldn’t be present.
Based on these inspections the following day care centers have been permitted to resume services:
- Alexander’s Early Stimulation & Development Center – Betty’s Estate # 8
- Busy Body – Fr. PA Barbanson # 8 – Simpsonbay
- Brighter Child – Zagersgut lane # 4 – Cul de Sac
- Care Bears – Tiger Rd # 10 – Cayhill
- Children’s World – Hibiscus road # 1 – Saunders
- Ebenezer Learning Center – Ebenezer road # 92 – Ebenezer
- Little Explorers – Wesley street # 7 – Cole bay
- Lucia’s Baby Center Foundation – Defiance road # 6 – Defiance
- Rainbow Bright – L. B. Scott road # 168 – South Reward
- Tiny Tots – Maho tree drive – Orange Grove
- Lucia’s Learning Center – Defiance road # 3 – Defiance.
As soon as other daycare centers are able to resume services this will be announced.
The Inspector General
Source: St. Martin News Network http://www.smn-news.com/st-maarten-st-martin-news/27229-inspected-day-care-centers-to-resume-services.html