a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) requirement that every
serving/preparation site within the each school district has two health
inspections performed by the Arkansas Department of Health every school year no
later than June 30th.
number of health inspection performed within the school districts each year
must be reported to the Arkansas Department of Education, Division of
Elementary and Secondary Education, Child Nutrition Unit (DESE, CNU). In previous years, the health inspection report
was submitted as part of the annual agreement and policy statement. However, this year the attached Health
Inspection Report of 2020-2021 School Year Inspections will need to be
completed and turned in separately.
is not possible for the health department to make two visits a year, Child
Nutrition Directors are required to contact their health department within
their county to prompt the completion of the two required inspections.
email the attached Health Inspection Report to ADE.CNU-A-PS@ade.arkansas.gov no later than May
you have questions or need assistance with the Health Inspection Report, email
your Area Specialist.