Swimming Pool / Spa
Linn County Public Health
1020 - 6th Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Phone: (319) 892-6000 Fax: (319) 892-6099
Facility Name: Hometown Inn & Suites
Registration No: SP57-098-100
Notes: Facility name is now Sure Stay Inn and Suites. Be sure to update registration with State at time of renewal.
Drain covers appear to have been replaced recently. Please provide proof of installation date.
Manual pH testing today was significantly different than controller reading. Recommend calibrating controller sensors.
|Comment: Provide current copy of CPO Certification and keep on site.|
|Item: Copies of certificates (CPO, Lifeguard, First Aid, Basic Water Rescue, and CPR) kept in facility|
|Item: A permanent manual of operation shall be kept in facility|
|Item: A written emergency plan shall be provided and reviewed annually|
|Item: Dates and quantities of chemical additions (superchlorination) must be included in Operational Records|
|Item: Monthly ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) shall be included in Operational Records|
|Item: Main drain and Safety Vacuum Release System documentation (VGB) with dates of installation must be kept in facility. Each SVRS shall be tested monthly and the test dates recorded|
|Item: Dates when filters are backwashed, cleaned, or changed included in Operational Records|
|Comment: All staff shall review, sign and date MSDS sheets annually|
|Item: Records shall include results of chemical tests, results of microbial analyses, reports of complaints/injuries/illnesses, daily water temp. (spa), dates of draining/cleaning, and dates of review of MSDS|
|9)||Management/Personnel||Pool:||15.4(2)e||10 and 11|
|Spa:||15.51(2)e||11 and 12|
|Comment: Be sure to manually test water at least 30 minutes prior to opening pool.|
|Item: Not tested/recorded as often as necessary in Operation Records|
|Comment: Rehang 2nd Pool Rules sign|
|Item: "Pool Rules" signage incorrectly posted. Rules sign shall include No diving in shallow end, No horseplay, and No running on deck. Post conspicuously at a minimum of 2 locations within the swimming pool enclosure.|
|Comment: Replace missing weirs on skimming inlets|
|Item: Skimmer shall have an easily removable basket/screen upstream from any valve and have a Self-adjusting weir in place|
|Comment: Missing self adhering gauze bandage|
|Item: A first-aid kit shall be equipped with: band-aids, sterile 4x4 bandage compress, self-adhering gauze bandage, disposable gloves, and a chemical cold press.|
|Item: Pool ladders, ramps, handrails, and grab rails shall be securely anchored.|
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These items must be corrected as soon as possible in order to comply with the Iowa Department of Public Health Swimming Pool and Spa Rules. A letter regarding the actions which will be taken in order to correct all deficiencies must be submitted within 30 days to this office. If for any reason you take issue with any of the items cited regarding swimming pool rules, a variance can be requested by following the instructions in the Iowa Department of Public Health Swimming Pools manual, amended July 8th, 2009, page 57, section 641-15.7 (135I). Variance requests regarding spa rules must be made in compliance with the instructions in the Iowa Department of Public Health Spa manual, revised July 8th, 2009, page 32, section 641-15.7 (135I).