The hospital says that the temporary closed in-patient behavior health units could be up and running as early as April.
The renovations underway are scheduled to wrap as early as February. Phoebe says the new units will offer expanded services and new safety features. Doctors also say that they'll be helping soldiers suffering from post traumatic stress disorder with a grant they received.
"The V.A is on board with this. We're in the process of having conversations with the Marine base. We've had a number of conversations with the National Guard and we are in constant conversation with the Army because it's their study we're working from," said Senior Vice President of Physician Services Robert LaGesse.
The hospital will also welcome two new state of the art ct scanners to the downtown facility.