News & Updates

  • Gibson City Adds Second Food Pantry

    Feb 9, 2015

    Courtsey of GIBSON CITY — Gibson City has another food pantry. Gibson Area Food Pantry, which will distribute food on the third Saturday of each month, came from the work of community volunteers who heard that 1 in 10 people in Ford County is hungry. “We produce food and have a bountiful harvest,” resident Ron Warfield said. “How can we have so many...

  • Rob Schmitt Named One of Becker's 50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know Again

    Feb 6, 2015

    Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know," which features some of the most impressive leaders dedicated to advancing healthcare in small towns and rural communities. Individuals included on the list include CEOs and administrators of hospitals located outside of a major metropolitan areas or healthcare hubs. This is the second edition of the "Rural...

  • Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary Announces 2015 Scholarships

    Jan 29, 2015

    The Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary has nine scholarships to award this year. There are two scholarships from The Verna Buck Scholarships worth $2000.00 apiece. These scholarships for are nursing only. There is another Verna Buck Scholarship for $1000.00 also for nursing only. There are two scholarships worth $2000.00 from the GAH Auxiliary. These scholarships are for school work dedicated to any...

  • Deb Wehe Receives GAHHS Employee of the Month Award for January

    Jan 21, 2015

    Deb Wehe, of rural Foosland, was chosen as the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) January Employee of the Month. Deb, a Patient Access Representative for the ER, was raised in Gibson City and has been married to her husband, Bob, for 20 years. Together they have a son, Adam, who is a freshman at Fisher High School. Deb enjoys her job because she gets to meet different people...

  • The New Family Health Care of Hoopeston Opens on Dixie Highway

    Jan 20, 2015

    The Family Health Care of Hoopeston, an affiliate of Gibson Area Hospital, opened its new location at 705 South Dixie Highway in Hoopeston, just north of CVS Pharmacy. The newly constructed facility is designed for patient comfort and convenience, featuring an easily accessible building with visibility, ample parking, numerous exam rooms, and spacious procedure rooms. According to Gibson...

  • 1st Baby of 2015 at Gibson’s New Baby Central

    Jan 6, 2015

    Pictured (L to R): Becky Miller, RN, Tim Mueller (father), Myra Mueller (mother), Baby Owen Mueller, Rob Schmitt, CEO, Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services, Alycia Carter, RN Gibson Area Hospital Baby Central welcomed Owen John Mueller as the first baby of 2015. Owen arrived January 4, 2015 at 5:34 pm, weighing 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measuring 20.25 inches long. Owen was welcomed into the...

  • Laura Brinkley recognized by Continental Who's Who as a 2015 Pinnacle Professional

    Dec 22, 2014

    PRNewswire - Laura B. Brinkley, APN, is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a 2015 Pinnacle Professional of The Year in the field of Healthcare as a result of her role as Office Manager with Gibson Area Orthopaedics. Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services employs more than five hundred individuals, residing in over forty area communities. The hospital strives to be a model of excellence...

  • Colleen Sorensen Receives GAHHS Employee of the Month Award for December

    Dec 19, 2014

    Colleen Sorensen, born and raised in Cissna Park, has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) December Employee of the Month. Colleen, a registered nurse in the Medical Surgical Department, has a BSN from Lakeview College of Nursing and has worked at GAHHS for three years. Colleen says she enjoys her job, but what make it truly special are her coworkers and the...

  • Baby Boom at Baby Central

    Dec 8, 2014

    Celebrating their November 24th birthdays together are Ryan Mashburn and Samantha Merrill with baby girl Piper, Gordon and Brooke Allen with baby girl Charlie Kate, OB Director Dawn Merkle, RN, and Andrew LaMarr with son Layten Victor (mom Kristen Fredericks not pictured). Much like the winter storms that occurred nine months prior to the November 24th opening day of the new OB suites at...

  • New OB Department and Surgery Recovery Suites Are Now Open

    Dec 3, 2014

    Just last Monday GAHHS recieved approval from the State of Illinois to open our new OB and Surgery Recovery Suites.  The full story is in the Paxton Record or click here to read it on the Paxton Record's website.