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Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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Oct 17, 2017 Press Release

MIAMI, FL – In the wake of the deaths of 14 residents, mostly seniors, at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) will hold a bipartisan congressional field hearing on nursing home preparedness and response to disasters on Thursday, October 19, 2017. The field hearing will include testimony from experts and officials on ways to ensure that such tragedies never happen again. 

Sep 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the death of a twelfth Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills resident:

Sep 18, 2017 Press Release

MIAMI, FL – In the wake of the death of eight seniors at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) will host a town hall on strengthening compliance and standards at long-term care facilities on Tuesday.

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the deaths of eight residents of the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills:

“Eight patients at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills tragically lost their lives today because of a ‘prolonged power failure’ that shut down the facility’s air conditioning system. After the first three patients died, more than 100 others were evacuated to various medical facilities, one of which is just across the street from the nursing home.

Jun 23, 2017 Press Release

MIAMI, FL – In observance of National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) will team up with Walgreens, Greater Than AIDS, and several health clinics throughout Miami-Dade County to offer free HIV testing.

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