BRADENTON, Fla. — Miami-Dade County commissioners on Tuesday said they stand ready to take over the Jackson Health System should the current board overseeing South Florida’s largest public hospital fail to rectify the financial crisis it now faces.

On a vote of 8 to 5, commissioners approved an ordinance that will enable them to quickly remove the current governing board and appoint a financial recovery board under certain circumstances or if the county mayor recommends such a move.

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