A Florida judge said the state acted properly when it repealed the license of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills after 14 people died when the air conditioning failed in the wake of Hurricane Irma, but the judge also said the state did not have the authority to order all other nursing homes to have backup generators in place in 60 days.
A Florida judge said the state acted properly when it repealed the license of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills after 14 people died when the air conditioning failed in the wake of Hurricane Irma, but the judge also said the state did not have the authority to order all other nursing homes to have backup generators in place in 60 days. Al Diaz adiaz@miamiherald.com
A Florida judge said the state acted properly when it repealed the license of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills after 14 people died when the air conditioning failed in the wake of Hurricane Irma, but the judge also said the state did not have the authority to order all other nursing homes to have backup generators in place in 60 days. Al Diaz adiaz@miamiherald.com

Judge unplugs emergency rule for generators at nursing homes. State quickly appeals.

October 27, 2017 02:49 PM

UPDATED October 27, 2017 06:41 PM

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