Gov. Rick Scott gives an update to the news media regarding Hurricane Irma in Doral.
Gov. Rick Scott gives an update to the news media regarding Hurricane Irma in Doral. Mark Wilson Getty Images
Gov. Rick Scott gives an update to the news media regarding Hurricane Irma in Doral. Mark Wilson Getty Images

Before Irma strikes, Gov. Scott tells South Florida evacuees: ‘You need to leave now.’

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  • In Puerto Rico, which has a long-running addiction crisis, the few programs that help addicts are struggling to provide services.

    Workers from an organization called Mountain Point provide drug-users with packets of clean syringes, mounds of antibacterial wipes and rolls of gauze from a dwindling supply. Their goal in the wake of the storm is to keep opioid users in Puerto Rico free from deadly diseases they could get from injecting drugs.