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Five die in Florida nursing home after Irma knocked out power


MIAMI/SAN JUAN, P.R. (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma has claimed five more lives, patients at a Florida nursing home that lost electricity during the storm that brought widespread flooding and power outages over the weekend, authorities said on Wednesday. (Reuters US News) More More

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Posted on 18 June 2018 | 9:56 pm | Google News

St. Johns County nursing homes adjust to law change - St. Augustine Record


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As Florida nursing homes and assisted living facilities comply with requirements for having backup electricity, about 10 St. Johns County facilities have asked for more time upgrading their facilities, according to the Florida Agency for Health Care ...

Posted on 17 June 2018 | 2:11 am | Google News

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By contrast, AHCA data shows 100 percent compliance in Florida among all 684 statewide nursing homes. And 1,722 out ... Rick Scott proposed the emergency power plan rule following the deaths last year of a dozen elderly people in a Hollywood Hills ...

Posted on 15 June 2018 | 11:57 am | Google News

Nursing home where 12 died after Irma wins again in court fight over death records - Tampabay.com


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The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, which has been embroiled in legal disputes since a dozen residents died there after the storm knocked out power to its air conditioning, had requested death records across the state for Sept. 9 through Sept.

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Posted on 12 June 2018 | 6:55 pm | Google News

Last Call for 6.11.18 — A prime-time read of what's going down in Florida politics - Florida Politics (blog)


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The nursing home was the site of resident deaths as Hurricane Irma knocked out its power supply, and with it, the air conditioning. Twelve eventually died, and the state later went after the facility's license. In the subsequent court fight, the ...

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Posted on 11 June 2018 | 5:37 pm | Google News

Only 24 percent of S. Florida nursing homes, facilities had implemented backup power plans by deadline, records show - Sun Sentinel


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Only 24 percent of S. Florida nursing homes, facilities had implemented backup power plans by deadline, records show
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But as of that date, only 346 nursing homes and assisted living facilities out of a total 1,444 in South Florida, or 24 percent, had implemented backup power plans, according to data released Friday by Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration in ...

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Posted on 8 June 2018 | 6:04 pm | Google News

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