News Over $500,000 in funding is coming for Haliburton County hospitals SHARE ON: Mathew Reisler, staff Thursday, Feb. 18th, 2021 Photo credit: MyHaliburtonNow.com newsroom A total of $607,000 in funding is being given to the Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS). The funding will be used for: $40,000 will be used to made repairs to the roof at HHHS’ hospital in Minden $142,000 is earmarked to update the lightning at the Haliburton site with light-emitting diode retrofits. That will replace all T8 and compact fluorescent lamps with new LED fixtures. $425,000 is set to be used to replace three existing Volanco boilers at the Haliburton site with two new high-efficiency oil-fired boilers that will help with energy efficiency “This funding is coming from the (Central East Local Health Integration Network),” Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott said Thursday. “It’s in addition to the $722,000 that came from the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund and that was helping the boilers and pumps at the Minden site and helping at the Haliburton site with ducts and repairs,” she added. Scott reports that a total of $1,329,000 in funding has been given to HHHS over the past year from the Central East LHIN and Ministry of Health.