A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held today at 3:30 p.m. to celebrate the opening of Universal Behavioral Health Hospital.

Owner Naveed Awan and Chief Nursing Supervisor Jason Krause will join their team in showing off their newly updated facility during the event.

This new hospital is located at 800 S Oak Street in Hammond at the site of the former Heritage Healthcare nursing home.

The project has been under construction for over a year as owners flipped the building from a nursing home into a behavioral health hospital.

The event is being hosted by Tangipahoa Chamber, which is the newly rebranded Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce.

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