After eight elders died at The Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills two days after Hurricane Irma knocked out power and air conditioning to the 152-bed nursing home, Gov. Rick Scott reacted and imposed emergency rules requiring all nursing homes to have generators capable of maintaining comfortable temperatures for at least four days in the event of a power outage.
After eight elders died at The Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills two days after Hurricane Irma knocked out power and air conditioning to the 152-bed nursing home, Gov. Rick Scott reacted and imposed emergency rules requiring all nursing homes to have generators capable of maintaining comfortable temperatures for at least four days in the event of a power outage. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com
After eight elders died at The Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills two days after Hurricane Irma knocked out power and air conditioning to the 152-bed nursing home, Gov. Rick Scott reacted and imposed emergency rules requiring all nursing homes to have generators capable of maintaining comfortable temperatures for at least four days in the event of a power outage. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com

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