Aerial image of damage to the Flamingo Visitor Center after Hurricane Irma.
Aerial image of damage to the Flamingo Visitor Center after Hurricane Irma. National Park Service
Aerial image of damage to the Flamingo Visitor Center after Hurricane Irma. National Park Service

Everglades National Park’s Flamingo area to reopen — with limitations — after Irma damage

October 06, 2017 8:52 AM

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    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.