Sep 15 2017
Miami, FL – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) today continued to help lead recovery efforts in Monroe County with Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), local mayors and county officials. Rubio received a disaster relief briefing at the Monroe County Emergency Operating Center, visited Big Pine Distribution and attended the opening of Baptist Health South Florida Mariners Hospital in Tavernier.
Meanwhile, Rubio’s staff hosted a recovery assistance center in Immokalee, helping hundreds of Floridians sign up for assistance from FEMA. Next week, staff will host more recovery assistance centers in St. Augustine, Jacksonville, Naples, Fort Myers, and Immokalee.
Photos courtesy of Senator Rubio’s office.
Rubio arrives at the Monroe County EOC with pizza in hand.
Rubio discusses recovery efforts with Monroe County officials.
Rubio visits Big Pine Nature Conservancy.
Rubio attends opening of Baptist Health South Florida Mariners Hospital.
In Immokalee, Rubio’s staff helps hurricane victims sign up for FEMA assistance.