Logan Regional Medical Center
Logan, West Virginia
About the Hospital
Logan Regional Medical Center is a 132-bed acute care facility in Logan, West Virginia. The hospital offers a full range of health care services in a recently expanded facility. A newly renovated $1.1 million Physical Rehabilitation Unit opened in 2003. A $20 million Emergency Department and Facility Renovation, completed in 2005, added approximately 42,000 square feet to the facility and renovated approximately 8,000 square feet within the existing hospital. The new Emergency Department includes 22 rooms, a portable X-ray unit, a CAT scan, a portable ultrasound, X-ray rooms and three trauma rooms. The second floor includes the Women’s Center, with three labor and delivery suites, a staging area and a nine-bed nursery with the latest in safety and LDR security features. PACS Technology, which allows physicians in the Emergency Department to make consultations 24 hours a day with radiologists at other facilities across the country, has also been installed. The hospital has also recently purchased over $4.2 million in state-of-the-art medical equipment.
The city of Logan is alive with special events throughout the year. During October, the Shawnee Trail Encampment features daily frontier living, exhibits by artisans, craftsmen and “Buckskinners” portraying characters from the 1780s to the 1800s. The city hosts a Civil War Reenactment each September. During the holiday season, Chief Logan State Park becomes a winter wonderland, with beautiful lights on display as you drive through the park. Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College offers two-year associate degrees, in addition to certificates in more than 20 technical and occupational career fields. High school graduates from nine counties in southern West Virginia and eastern Kentucky attend the college.
Camping, fishing, golfing, hiking, mountain biking, skiing—West Virginia has it all. The state is famous for its white water rafting and has always been considered the greatest hunting area east of the Mississippi. The 4,000-acre Chief Logan State Park, located just four miles north of the city of Logan, is one of the most visited in the state park system. The park offers a 25-site campground, modern restaurant, outdoor amphitheater, conference center and wildlife center. The recreation enthusiast can enjoy 18 miles of hiking trails, a swimming pool with water slide, tennis and miniature golf. Some trails are open for mountain bike enthusiasts. Picnic shelters and playgrounds are found throughout the park. A bocce court is also available. Horseback riding is another popular pastime, with the park stables providing horses. Another attraction at the park is a wildlife exhibit which features animals native to West Virginia: black bears, bobcats, barred owls, red shouldered hawks, wild boar and reptiles. Nearby is the Hatfield and McCoy Trail, open to ATVs, motorcycles, mountain bikers, horses and hikers.