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September 2017 Hurricane Irma Aftermath

Hurricane Irma Aftermath: 8 Dead at Hollywood Nursing Home

The devastating story that unfolded over a 12-hour period on Wednesday at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills is a tragedy that has impacted eight families. According to the Sun-Sentinel, in the days following Hurricane Irma, eight elderly patients died after nursing home administrators failed to properly notify authorities of a potential crisis—rising temperatures occurring over several days inside the nursing home after power to the air-conditioning system failed to return.