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9/14/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott will tour Hurricane Irma damage in Naples with President Donald Trump. This week, Governor Scott has joined FWC officers and members of the Florida National Guard to survey storm damage in Northeast Florida and the Florida Keys. The Governor will...

9/14/2017

Governor Scott Directs AHCA to Terminate the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills from the Medicaid Program

NAPLES, Fla. – After the loss of eight lives at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills Governor Scott directed the Agency for Health Care Administration to terminate the facility as a Medicaid provider. This facility was responsible to provide their patients a safe environment and they failed...

9/14/2017

Gov. Scott Activates Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses Damaged by Hurricane Irma

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to support small businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma. The bridge loan program, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will provide short-term, interest-free...

9/14/2017

Department Of Health Urges Residents To Not Drink Contaminated Water

Tallahassee, Fla.— As Floridians statewide begin the task of recovering from Hurricane Irma and returning to their homes, the Florida Department of Health (DOH) is urging the public to not consume water that is under a boil water notice without boiling it first. If you are under a boil water notice...

9/13/2017

Gov. Scott: $25 Million in Federal Funding Approved to Help Quickly Repair Florida Roadways

KEY WEST, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has approved a $25 million Emergency Relief (ER) Quick Release Grant to support response and recovery efforts for Florida’s roadways and transportation system. This federal funding will be used to...

9/13/2017

Gov. Rick Scott: I am Demanding Answers on Fatalities in Broward

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – This afternoon, Governor Rick Scott made the following statement regarding tragic news reports of multiple deaths in a nursing home in Hollywood Hills, Florida. Governor Scott said, “I am absolutely heartbroken to learn of news reports of the deaths of multiple individuals in a...

9/13/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott joined FWC officers to tour flood damage caused by Hurricane Irma in Middleburg in Clay County and joined FWC officers to tour hurricane damage in the Florida Keys. Over the past few days, Governor Scott has visited four shelters in Pensacola, Immokalee,...

9/13/2017

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisonings After Hurricane Irma

Tallahassee, Fla.— As Floridians statewide begin the task of recovering from Hurricane Irma, the Florida Department of Health (DOH) is urging the public to avoid carbon monoxide (CO) exposure by taking precautions with portable generators, gas-powered appliances and charcoal or gas grills. CO is a...

9/13/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

KEY WEST, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott joined FWC officers to tour Hurricane Irma damage in Clay County and the Florida Keys. The Governor will continue to be in constant communication with state and local emergency management officials, city and county leaders, law enforcement and National...

9/12/2017

Gov. Scott Thanks WellCare for $1 Million Donation for Hurricane Victims

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida today thanked WellCare for its support and generous donation of $1 million to the Florida Disaster Fund, which was activated by Governor Scott to aid those impacted by Hurricane Irma. The Florida Disaster Fund, administered by the...

9/12/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – This morning, Governor Rick Scott joined Adjutant General of Florida Maj. Gen. Michael Calhoun, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry, and members of the National Guard on an aerial tour to assess damage from Hurricane Irma in Jacksonville. Over the past two days, Governor Scott has...

9/12/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Continued Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott toured impacts of Hurricane Irma in Lee County with City of Bonita Springs Mayor Peter Simmons and Lee County Undersheriff Carmine Marceno, and joined Adjutant General of Florida Maj. Gen. Michael Calhoun, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry, and members of...

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