Warren City Hall will be lit in blue lights tonight, Friday, Sept. 18 from dusk until dawn tomorrow morning, Saturday, Sept. 19 to bring public attention to Pitts-Hopkins syndrome.
Pitt-Hopkins syndrome is a condition characterized by intellectual disability and developmental delay, breathing problems, recurrent seizures (epilepsy), and distinctive facial features.
Approximately 1000 Pitt-Hopkins syndrome patients have been identified worldwide, but there are many who remain undiagnosed. A Warren resident Nicole Turkiela reached out to Mayor Fouts about this condition, her child Isabella is diagnosed with Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome. Mayor Fouts issued a proclamation and has directed that city hall be lit up to bring awareness.