Langlet Family Donates A Portion Of Land
RANSON, W.Va. – West Virginia University Hospitals East’s Jefferson Memorial Hospital officials announced today that 50 acres of land has been acquired in Jefferson County to be used for the future site of a new comprehensive medical campus.
The property, located near 340 South in Charles Town, was owned by the Langlet family.
Dr. Jules Langlet was a long time general practitioner on staff at Charles Town General Hospital and then Jefferson Memorial Hospital until his retirement.
According to Dr. Christina Coad, chief administrative officer at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, ten of the 50 acres of land was donated by the Langlet family to the Jefferson Health Care Foundation in support of Jefferson Memorial Hospital.
“We have been working for some time with the Langlet family to have the opportunity to partner on a beautiful state of the art medical campus,” Coad said. “I am pleased to announce that the purchase is now complete and we will begin to start planning for our new medical campus,” she added.
Coad describes the donation of the 10-acre parcel as a symbol of the Langlet’s continued support of the hospital and its mission to provide the best in health care services to area residents. “This donation is greatly appreciated and symbolizes their support of our endeavor to bring a new medical campus to Jefferson County,” she added.
Preliminary planning for the new campus has already begun. A strategic planning team is creating a list of potential services for the medical campus which may include a wellness center, urgent care center, patient and community health education facility, interdisciplinary medical library and skill development/simulation laboratory. The plan does include a replacement hospital and medical office building/ambulatory care center.