Tag: Hurricane Irma

Fishermen’s Community Hospital: Rising from the Rubble...

When Hurricane Irma roared through the Florida Keys in 2017, it damaged or destroyed more than 4,000 homes, mostly between...

May 31, 2021

All-New Fishermen’s Community Hospital Close to Completion

Finishing touches are going on the sparkling new $43.7 million building that will house Fishermen’s Community Hospital and meet the...

May 25, 2021

Resiliency in the Florida Keys a Year...

A year to the day after Hurricane Irma, a category 4 storm with winds of 130 miles per hour, made...

September 10, 2018

Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon Opens Field...

Fishermen's Community Hospital has reopened as a Mobile Disaster Hospital in Marathon after suffering damage during Hurricane Irma. Baptist Health...

September 26, 2017

Mariners Hospital Reopens in the Florida Keys...

Mariners Hospital, at mile marker 91.5 in Tavernier, is officially open. Although the hospital had been providing emergency services within...

September 15, 2017

Mariners Hospital Treating Emergencies After Hurricane Irma...

Hurricane Irma made landfall on Cudjoe Key early Sunday morning. 96-hours later, Mariners Hospital is offering emergency care to an...

September 14, 2017

Baptist Health Employees Hit the Road for...

A busload of Baptist Health South Florida employees, escorted by Miami-Dade Police, took a trip down to the Florida Keys...

September 13, 2017

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