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Florida governor issues emergency rules for nursing homes after hurricane deaths

Florida governor issues emergency rules for nursing homes after hurricane deaths

"We're so blessed and lucky to not be in the same place that they are right now, and it could've been us".

More than 100 people were evacuated from Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills in Hollywood, Florida, earlier this week.

County Mayor George Neugent said during a news conference Saturday that electricity, sewer and water are intermittent and warned those returning to bring their own supplies.

Monroe County is now open to Marathon at Mile Marker 47, just north of the 7 Mile Bridge.

In the Upper Keys, 28 percent of the customers of Keys Electric Cooperative are still enduring power outages.

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Hernando County Sheriff's officials said in a news release Saturday that their officers, along with firefighters and wildlife officials encouraged residents in Talisman Estates, Riverdale and other flood prone areas to leave. "Fully restoring power is my top priority and we have been aggressively working with utility providers to solve this issue as fast as possible". These include hospitals, key government buildings, schools, sewer facilities, water pumping stations and grocery stores. Multiple islands remain off-limits to residents.

Millions are without power in Southeast. The hardest-hit states included Florida, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and SC.

In Big Pine Key, about 10 miles east of where Category 4 Irma made landfall in Cudjoe Key, the devastation was widespread, and no structure was left untouched. FEMA estimates a quarter of homes in the keys were destroyed.

"I am also asking available first responders to immediately check in with the health-care facilities in their area to make sure nursing homes and assisted living facilities are able to keep their residents safe". "You want to come back to where you have the food you need".

The same groups will have access all the way to Key West on Sunday. "How many do we open?"

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Several former Florida athletes are using their platform to help Hurricane Irma victims.

Of the 685 nursing homes in Florida, 645 have power.

"You don't see it from the street like you see it from the air". The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) sent a reminder this week that they offer resources and provides assistance to rural communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses that have been impacted by Hurricane Irma.

Hurricane Irma is officially responsible for the deaths of 34 people in Florida, but as reports continue to trickle into state agencies, the toll will continue to rise, authorities say. The woman's grandson managed to catch the teen, though his friend took off, police said.

Better planning up front can save lives on the back end of a hurricane.

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