Messages left on the sidewalk of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills nursing home a day after eight people died and a criminal investigation by local agencies continued into how the rehab center allowed patients to stay without a working air conditioning system during Hurricane Irma on Thursday September 14, 2017.
Messages left on the sidewalk of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills nursing home a day after eight people died and a criminal investigation by local agencies continued into how the rehab center allowed patients to stay without a working air conditioning system during Hurricane Irma on Thursday September 14, 2017. PEDRO PORTAL pportal@miamiherald.com
Messages left on the sidewalk of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills nursing home a day after eight people died and a criminal investigation by local agencies continued into how the rehab center allowed patients to stay without a working air conditioning system during Hurricane Irma on Thursday September 14, 2017. PEDRO PORTAL pportal@miamiherald.com

Nursing home says calls for help went unanswered but state disputes claims

September 15, 2017 07:20 PM

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