More than 80 percent in Florida have power back

Doug Mendoza
September 16, 2017

"We do know that we had portions of the facility energized, and that's really at this point what I can share to you", Gould said. "We are fully cooperating with all authorities and regulators to assess what went wrong and to ensure our other residents are cared for". And they started asking for the help - Florida Power & Light, which is Florida's energy company.

Earlier in his one-day visit to Florida, Trump also lauded state and federal officials for their preparation and response to the hurricane.

"This situation is unfathomable", he said.

Three agencies have launched investigations into how this happened, but many questions remain unanswered. "So I hope he runs for the Senate".

In July 2015, Larkin Community Hospital issued a news release announcing it had won a bankruptcy auction and was taking over operations of the 152-bed Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, as well as other properties. "Portable A/C units were being used in the facility, but the facility was excessively hot".

Police opened a criminal investigation on Wednesday but have not yet determined a cause of death for the six residents.

In his latest statement, Carballo attempted to clarify some of the outstanding questions.

While in Naples, Trump will spend around an hour meeting with those impacted by Hurricane Irma, according to the administration.

But as Trump's comments about Scott suggested, politics wasn't far from the surface in Florida, the largest and most pivotal state in recent presidential elections. "The Center also had seven days of food, water, ice and other supplies, including gas for the generator".

Randy Katz of Memorial Healthcare System, which has a hospital just down the block from the nursing home.

As power outages persist in Florida, the Hollywood facility is not the only one that has been affected by the storm.

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Hollywood police Chief Tom Sanchez said that call came in at either 4 a.m. or 6:25 a.m., but the hospital started moving patients at 7:15 a.m.

At least three of Wednesday's eight deaths occurred at the nursing home.

"Because of that, more than ever, we now need great tax reform and great tax cuts", the President added, as urged Democrats to join his push for the first major tax reform effort since 1986. CEO Jacob Solomon said the group encouraged people to evacuate before the storm if they could, but now they're focused on helping them in their homes.

"This is the first death our agency has worked related to Hurricane Irma".

But Johnson said she never thought her friend would die.

"It was literally feet away", he said.

For example, the state Department of Health reported the facility "reported into the state's facility status monitoring database 17 times since Thursday, September 7th".

The nursing home's licensee is Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, LLC, which is owned by a doctor named Jack Michel. "As well as everything else I can think of", he said.

The nursing home has had a list of safety violations and citations, including two for not following generator regulations in 2014 and 2016.

The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office in Atlanta said Wednesday that 59-year-old Stanley Williams died when a tree fell on his home in suburban Sandy Springs. Wednesday morning, 145 residents were evacuated. "We are continuing to actively work with local, state, and federal officials -- and the appropriate utility and aid organizations -- to ensure that the needs of the residents in these facilities are met". Police used city trolleys to transport residents of Krystal Bay Nursing and Rehabilitation Center to another facility, a spokesman said.

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