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
State Rep. Paula
Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) last week 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
The funds were approved at
Monday's meeting of the state Controlling Board, a
bipartisan panel that oversees state spending.