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Georgetown Psychiatric Hospital's Expected Opening Delayed

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GEORGETOWN, Del. - The opening of a new psychiatric hospital in Sussex County will be delayed.

Sun Behavioral Health was granted approval last year to build a 90-bed facility in Georgetown off of Route 18. The company had hoped to have the psychiatric hospital open by summer of 2017, but President and CEO Steve Page tells WBOC it doesn't look like that's going to happen now.


He says the delay is due to an appeal the company's parent company, UHS, has filed in Delaware's Superior Court. As a result, he says the psych hospital is now expected to open sometime in 2018.

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