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New Hospital Opens in Schuylkill County

WEST BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A new hospital opened Wednesday in Schuylkill County. Geisinger and St. Luke’s partnered on the new facility off Route 61 n...

WEST BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A new hospital opened Wednesday in Schuylkill County.

Geisinger and St. Luke’s partnered on the new facility off Route 61 near Orwigsburg.

Officials say it's the first time in state history two health care organizations joined forces to build and co-own a hospital.

The hospital cost $72 million and is the first new hospital in Schuylkill County in nearly a century.