911 calls released after deaths of Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills patients


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U.S. CAPTIONING COMPANY>> >>I SAW HER SLOW FIEWRM I REALIZED THAT SHE’S NOT BLEEDING.>>Calvin: AT 6:00 WE’RE HEARING THE HARROWING CALLING FOR HELP FROM THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS REHABILITATION CENTER AFTER HURRICANE IRMA. 14 RESIDENTS DIED FROM THE EXTREME HEAT AFTER THE CENTER LOST AC.>>Laurie: THE NEW CALLS RAISE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE TIMELINE OF THE EVENT. AMY WITH OUR TOP STORY AT 6:00.>>Amy: LAURIE AND CALVIN, LOCAL10 NEWS WAS ABLE TO OBTAIN SOME OF THE 911 CALLS COMING OUT OF THAT NURSING HOME. THE CITY OF HOLLYWOOD WAS SUED IN ORDER TO RELEASE THOSE CALLS. THEY DID NOT WANT TO SHARE THEM, SAYING THEY WERE PART OF A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION. WELL, TODAY THEY DID RELEASE THEM AFTER A COURT HEARING, AND WE’RE HEARING FOR THE FIRST TIME THE URGENT CALLS FROM STAFF MEMBERS TRYING TO GET HELPS FOR RESIDENTS IN DISTRESS. THE EMERGENCY CALLS TO 911 STARTED ON SEPTEMBER 11th GROWING MORE URGENT OVER THE FOLLOWING DAYS.>>THE PATIENT IS A COPD PATIENT. I JUST NOTICED BECAUSE WE DON’T HAVE ANY AIR CONDITION, SO I SAW HER SLOUCH OVER. I RILED THAT SHE’S NOT BREATHING, AND HER FINGERS STARTED TO CHANGE COLOR, BLIELT SLIGHTLY BLUE.>>Amy: STF AT THE HANDLES CENTER MADE THE TRAN INFRATICK PHONE CALLS AFTER HURRICANE IRMA.>>IS HE BREATHING NORMALLY?>>NO SHE IS LABORED BREATHING, DISTRESSED. ABOUT TO CODE.>>Amy: THE CHAOS AND PANIC INSIDE THE FACILITY AS MORE AND MORE PATIENTS EXPERIENCED HEALTH EMERGENCIES. MORE THAN 140 WERE EVACUATED FROM THE FACILITY WHICH HAS SINCE BEEN SHUT DOW EIGHT RESIDENTS DIED ON SEPTEMBER 13th, SIX HAVE DIED SINCE. AND THE CITY OF HOLLYWOOD SAYS INVESTIGATOR HAVE NOW BEEN ABLE TO INTERVIEW ALL OF THE WITNESES RELATED TO THIS CASE. YOU WILL RECALL WE FIRST REPORTED THE STATE REVOKED THE FACILITY’S LICENSE BACK TO SEPTEMBER 20th. THAT SAME DAY THE HOME LAID OFF

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