News & Updates

  • WCIA Channel 3's Coverage of Dr. Nelson Receiving His Award.

    Feb 22, 2013

    On Wednesday, February 20, 2013, Dr. Nelson received his "Country Doctor of the Year" Award.  Channel 3 News was there to cover the event.  Click on the image below to see his news story.


  • Kymberlee Baldwin Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for February

    Feb 20, 2013

    Kymberlee Baldwin has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services GAHHS) February Employee of the Month. Kymberlee, an Ultrasonographer with GAH for five years, currently calls Limestone, Il her home. Originally from Bourbonnais, Il, Kymberlee earned her Associates degree from Kankakee Community College and completed a one-year Ultrasound program at the Professional Career...

  • GAHHS Launches Healthy Living Series.

    Feb 19, 2013

    Join us February 25th, at 6:30pm in the Community Room at the Moyer District Libaray for our first Healthy Living presentation by Lori Fitton, APN, of the GAH Othropaedics Department.

  • Country Doctor of the Year Award Presentation Announced

    Jan 31, 2013

    It has been announced that on February 20, 2013 Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare Company, will present Neil Nelson, M.D. with his Country Doctor of the Year Award.  The Award Presentation will be held at the Railside Club House, 120 W. 19th St. Gibson City, IL 60936.  This is event open to the public.


  • Dr. Nelson Gets a Feature Story on WCIA News

    Jan 30, 2013

    The praise keeps coming for Country Doctor of the Year, Neil Nelson, M.D.  He was recently featured on the Channel 3 (WCIA) news.  Click on the picture below to watch his wonder feature story.


  • Tanya Marie Windle GAHHS Employee of the Month for January

    Jan 22, 2013

    Tanya Marie Windle has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services(GAHHS) January Employee of the Month. Tanya, currently a resident of Saybrook, spent the first 16 years of her life in Monroe, Louisiana. During her sophomore year of high school, Tanya’s mother, who worked for State Farm, moved the family to Bloomington, IL. In 1992, Tanya received her CNA certificate...

  • GAH Auxiliary to Offer Eight Scholarships in 2013

    Jan 11, 2013

    The Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary will offer eight scholarships this year for students going into the medical field. This year the GAH Auxiliary is proud to announce it will be offering 3 Verna Buck scholarship for those going into nursing. Two of these are $2000 scholarships and the third is a scholarship for $1000. The GAH Auxiliary is also offering two, $1500 for those students interested...

  • Dr. Nelson In USA Today and on NewsChannel 15

    Jan 4, 2013

    Dr. Neil Nelson, recent recipient of the National Country Doctor of the Year Award, has been the subject of an article in USA Today and a story on NewsChannel 15.  Click the pictures below to view them.



  • GAHHS Congratulates Dr. Neil Nelson...

    Dec 21, 2012

    Dr. Nelson with his staff. Gibson Area Hospital and Health Services congratulates Dr. Neil Nelson of Gibson City for being named "Country Doctor of the Year." Presented by Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare company, the Country Doctor of the Year Award recognizes the spirit, skill, and dedication of America's rural medical practitioners. As the leading temporary physician staffing firm in the...

  • Robert Schmitt Re-Elected To Illinois Hospital Association

    Dec 20, 2012

    Robert Schmitt, CEO, Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS), has been re-elected to the Illinois Hospital Association’s (IHA) Board of Trustees as a regional trustee. Schmitt begins his second three-year term on Jan. 1, 2013. Schmitt has served GAHHS since 2002, first as the Chief Financial Officer and since 2007 as the Chief Executive Officer. He has been a member of the...