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Hicks-Hudson announces release of over $1,900,000 in state support for the Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital

Lawmaker says funds will provide a better quality of life for Northwest Ohioans
June 11, 2019
Paula Hicks-Hudson News

State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today announced the release of $1,940,200 in state funds to support infrastructure improvements at the Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital. The Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital (NOPH) is a state-owned and operated, in-patient behavioral healthcare facility located in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.

“I am happy to see the Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital receiving an important investment from the state toward much needed infrastructure improvements,” said Hicks-Hudson. “This project will help support the daily operation of our community institution and provide a better quality of life for Northwest Ohioans.”

The release of state funds were approved for the following projects:

—$872,600 to replace the window’s in the Patient Unit Annex portion of the facility with more energy efficient and secure windows, improving facility operation and patient safety.

—$1,067,600 to replace the heating, venting, and air conditioning controls in the facility, restoring functionality and improving energy efficiency.

The funds were approved at Monday’s meeting of the state Controlling Board, a bipartisan panel that oversees state spending.