Florida’s nursing homes ask the governor to protect them from coronavirus lawsuits

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis removes his face mask as he prepares for a news conference on April 8 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, which is being converted into an alternate care facility. Two large associations representing long-term care facilities and home healthcare workers have asked the governor to provide immunity for them from lawsuits related to coronavirus care.(Mike Stocker / South Florida Sun Sentinel)