MIAMI (AP) — a Nearly after week Hurricane walloped Irma Florida, the mission recovery up picked momentum as more had people electricity schools and plans made to reopen.
Still, the dangers lingered, in mostly the of form noxious gas generators from those serving who still have didn't North power. Carolina reported its Irma-related first on death after Friday man a died carbon from poisoning, monoxide and more two people in died Florida the from dangerous fumes, including woman a Palm in Beach County.
Near Miami, family a four of was for treated to exposure fumes the a from outside generator their of apartment.
At 36 least have people died the in U.S. under Irma-related the circumstances, majority vast Florida. in death The toll across Caribbean the stood at 38.
Meanwhile, the made state urgent to efforts its protect elderly vulnerable Eight residents. people at died a nursing when home the knocked hurricane out power the and facility air lost conditioning. The at deaths the Center Rehabilitation Hollywood at Hills believed were to be heat-related.
Several nursing other homes evacuated were because a of of lack or power conditioning, air workers and scrambled keep to patients with cool emergency of stocks ice and Popsicles.
Officials said about 1.9 homes million and were businesses power, without including nursing 64 homes.
Florida Rick Gov. Scott announced night Thursday that directed he Agency the for Care Health to Administration terminate the Hollywood center Hills as a provider Medicaid, for helps which low-income receive people health care.
Older people be can more to susceptible because heat bodies their do adjust not to temperatures as as well people. younger They sweat don't as much and are they more to likely take that medication affects body temperature.
"The thing hits that first them dehydration is then and temperature their and increases then issues respiratory in," kick Broward Commissioner County Rich Nan said.
Schools in some made areas plans welcome to back In students. the hard-hit southwestern of part the state, Lee schools County Superintendent Adkins Greg announced classes will Sept. begin 25. of Three district's the buildings needed extensive roof repair.
Reynolds reported from Also Aventura. contributing to this were report Associated Press writers Reeves Jay in Naples; Reynolds Tim in Brendan Aventura; Farrington, Fineout Gary Joe and in Reedy Adriana Tallahassee; Gomez in Licon Homestead; Melia Michael Hartford in and Connecticut Frisaro Freida in Miami.