Known worldwide for fishing, hunting and fine Cajun cuisine, Morgan City serves as the gateway to the Gulf of Mexico for the shrimping and oil field industries. It’s conveniently located “right in the middle of everywhere” and equidistant from Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Lafayette, all about an hour away.
Teche Regional Medical Center is a 165-bed hospital staffed and ready to serve our community 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Highly skilled professional and technical staff members are always available to assist
the physician in the treatment of our patients.
Fully accredited by The Joint Commission, Teche Regional provides a broad range of healthcare services important to the health of our patients. These services include: a 24-Hour Emergency Department, Ambulatory Care Services, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Cardiopulmonary, EKG and Echocardiography, Endoscopy, Full Service Lab, General Surgery, Inpatient Behavioral Health, Women’s Services, Medical / Surgical, ICU, Pharmacy, Rehabilitation Services include outpatient Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy and Radiology Services.
The medical staff of Teche Regional consists of general and vascular and surgeons, obstetricians/gynecologists, cardiologists, pediatricians, internal medicine, family practitioners, Otolaryngologists, orthopedics, radiologists, pathologists, psychiatrists, emergency medicine physicians and anesthesiologists.
Located on the banks of the Atchafalaya River in St. Mary Parish, Teche Regional has more than 53,000 residents that contribute to a fascinating cultural mix in the “Heart of the Cajun Coast.” The Shrimp and Petroleum Festival is a festive celebration, a tribute to the ability of these two diverse industries to co-exist prosperously with the people of our area. This five-day festival offers free live music, great Cajun food and special family events. The Morgan City Recreation Department sponsors programs in football, baseball, basketball, softball, ceramics, crafts, tennis, and swimming. Morgan City has a modern municipal auditorium with a 1,100-seat theater, and is host to an active community concert and theater program. St. Mary Parish offers its own charm and uniqueness where families can enjoy relaxed living and safe neighborhoods—ideal for raising children.The parish has both public and private schools, with a full-time gifted program for grades 3-12. Louisiana Technical College, (Young Memorial Campus) and Nicholls State University both have campus sites within the parish. Technical training for a number of occupational areas is offered by Louisiana Technical College. And many major universities, such as LSU and Tulane, are located in nearby Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
Located only 20 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, Morgan City, like the rest of Louisiana, is a Sportsman’s Paradise. Surrounded by rivers and lakes with beautiful cypress swamps to the north and coastal marshes to the south, the outdoor recreational opportunities are seemingly unlimited. The Cajun Coast has a wealth of entertainment options, from remarkable restaurants to excellent attractions and shopping to nature at its finest. And, when the day is done, there are a variety of accommodations to suit your needs – bed & breakfasts, motels and hotels and even RV and camping options. St. Mary Parish’s diverse culture, industry and bountiful natural resources provide an abundance of sporting and recreational activities, making it a great place to work and live.