News & Updates

  • Weekend Clinic at Gibson Area Hospital Now Open

    Jun 28, 2017

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services is pleased to announce the opening of the Weekend Clinic at Gibson Area Hospital. Hours are Saturday from 8 am –8 pm and Sunday from 12 pm—7 pm. Patients seeking non-emergent care will find the Weekend Clinic conveniently located through the main entrance of the hospital at 1120 N. Melvin Street in Gibson City.

  • Delivering Babies a ‘Source of Joy’ for Dr. Benjamin Brewer as He Reaches Career Milestone

    May 29, 2017

    Every day at Gibson Area Hospital’s Baby Central is a special one for new parents. On the morning of Friday, May 26th, it was also a day of celebration for Benjamin Brewer, MD. The birth of baby Rosalin, the second child he has delivered for parents Catie Armstrong and Aaron Blair, marks the family practice physician’s 1000th delivery at Gibson Area Hospital. Dr. Brewer graduated...

  • What is Chronic Care Management?

    May 10, 2017

    Managing chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and arthritis is easier with ongoing medical attention.  To find out how Chronic Care Managment can help you and your family speak to a provider at your local Gibson Area Hospital clinic.  For more information about Chronic Care Management click here for the brochure or call us at 217-784-4180 for any other questions.

  • Gibson Area Hospital Honors Sylvia Day for More than Three Decades of Service

    May 8, 2017

    Gibson Area Hospital is hosting a celebration to mark the retirement of Sylvia Day for her more than three decades of dedicated service to the GAHHS organization. She began her nursing career at the hospital as a candy striper and contributed many years of her skills as a registered nurse and most recently as Director of Quality & Risk Management. The community is invited to celebrate with...

  • Camp Gibson Returns! Now Accepting Applications

    May 3, 2017

    Calling all future Health Care Professionals! Camp Gibson will be held from June 12th – 16th at Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services. This FREE camp is for incoming 8th grade students who wish to explore future professions in rural health careers. More information and applications for Camp Gibson are available here or at the East Central Illinois AHEC website:...

  • New Elevator Open for Service

    Apr 7, 2017

    Left to Right: Auxiliary Co-Presidents Karen Schantz and Sue Everett, GAHHS Director Facilities Management and Environmental Services Danny Zeigler, GAHHS CEO Rob Schmitt, Gibson Area Chamber of Commerce President Tim Shafer and GAHHS CCO Mike Meunier. Gibson Area Hospital’s long awaited delivery finally arrived Friday, but it wasn’t in Baby Central. This new addition in the front...

  • Register Now for the Nurses Go the Extra Mile (5k Run/2 Mile Walk)

    Mar 23, 2017

    Did you know that nurses walk an average of 4-5 miles during a 12 hour shift? This year, Nurses Week (May 6-12) celebrates nurses who lead the charge for health and wellness. Show your support and register now for the Nurses Go the Extra Mile 5K Run/2 Mile Walk!


    Click here to get your 2017 Nurses Go the Extra Mile Registration Form.


  • GAHHS CEO Rob Schmitt Named One of Becker’s 60 Rural CEOs to Know for the Fourth Year in a Row

    Mar 10, 2017

    Rural hospitals throughout the nation provide much needed access to healthcare that many Americans rely on a daily basis. These rural hospitals don’t have the name recognition as many larger metropolitan hospitals, but they still continue to provide high-quality healthcare critical to those living in small or rural communities. To give recognition to the leaders behind these remote...

  • Gibson Area Hospital Silver Series Continues with Topic of Mental Fitness

    Mar 8, 2017

    The Silver Series, presented by Gibson Area Hospital Behavioral Wellness, continues this month with a focus on mental fitness in older adults, a factor which can affect the health and well-being of seniors. Therapist Vicki Angstmann, MA, LPC, with Geriatric Behavioral Services of GAHHS, will discuss the importance of staying mentally active and ways to exercise and strengthen the brain....

  • GAH Receives the 2017 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics

    Mar 8, 2017

    Gibson Area Hospital has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Gibson Area Hospital is in the 11% of 3,229 U.S. hospitals offering orthopedics services. There are clear gender differences in musculoskeletal disease, according to a study...