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Hurricane Irma / Florida / Nursing Home #1115912

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Hollywood, Florida: Elizabeth Cohen) The deaths of residents in a nursing home in Hollywood, Florida, when the power went out after Hurricane Irma leaving no air conditioning reviewed; scenes shown from outside the nursing home. [Hollywood public affairs dir. Raelin STOREY†- says many people were in distress so all the patients were evacuated.] [Memorial Regional Hospital emergency services dir. Dr. Randy KATZ†- comments on symptoms.] The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills statement quoted. ]Senator Bill NELSON†- reacts.] [Police Chief Tomas SANCHEZ†- says we are checking the other nursing homes.] The announcement for Florida as to when the nursing home AC went out & past problems with this facility discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Stacy & Jeffrey Nova, whose mother died at that nursing home. [From Ft. Lauderdale, the NOVAS - recount on finding out his mother died, having problems in communicating with the nursing home about his mother, how it is hard to come to terms with the problem with a hospital so close by across the street.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Cohen, Elizabeth

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