News & Updates

  • Taking Care of You: Powerful Tools for Caregiving

    Oct 16, 2013

    Taking Care of You: Powerful Tools for Caregiving is a six class program that provides family caregivers with the tools to increase their own self-care and their ability and confidence to handle difficult situations, emotions, and decisions. The program is offered to family caregivers of an adult loved on or parents of a special needs child. There is No Cost to participate in this program....


  • GAHHS Personnel Committee Raises Money for School Fund Drive

    Oct 16, 2013

    In August, the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) Personal Committee held its semi-annual Mid-Week Pick Me Up contest. During these contest employees bring dishes or deserts for others to taste and judge for a small fee. The August Mid-Week Pick Me Up raised $200 for the Bob & Grace Hanley School Fund Drive. Grace Hanley stated, “Because of the Hospital’s help...


  • Kara Mood Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for October

    Oct 16, 2013

    Kara Moody, Family Nurse Practitioner for the Family Health Clinic of Farmer City, has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) October Employee of the Month. For the past two years, Kara has worked at the GAHHS Family Health Clinic of Farmer City with Dr. Darrin Ray, a time that she has enjoyed immensely. “I love being able to wake up every morning and enjoy...


  • 2013 Community Health Needs Assessment Plan Now On-line

    Oct 11, 2013

    GAHHS has released its 2013 Community Health Needs Assessment Action Plan.  The 2013 CHNA can be view or printed from the GAHHS home page.  You can also access this action plan from the link below.

     

    http://www.gibsonhospital.org/uploads/useruploads/chna_action_plan.pdf


  • Lynn Wells Awards GAHHS Employee of the Month for September

    Sep 18, 2013

    Lynn Wells, of Normal, has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) September Employee of the Month. Lynn, Director of GAHHS Cardiopulmonary Care and the Sleep Lab, has been with GAHHS for nearly three years; three years she has greatly enjoyed. “It’s really nice to work in a place where people smile at you all the time,” said Lynn. “GAH is...


  • GAHHS to Offer First Aide and CPR Classes

    Sep 6, 2013

    On October 3, 2013, GAHHS will be offering both a CPR and First Aide Class. These classes will go from 5pm to 9pm and will be broken up into two sections. First Aide will be from 5pm-7pm and Heartsaver CPR will be from 7pm-9pm. The cost for the First Aide class is $35 and the cost for CPR is $35. Participant can save money by attending both classes for $50. If interested please contact...


  • GAHHS Announces Weekend Hours at the Paxton Clinic

    Aug 28, 2013

    Starting Saturday, August 31, 2013, the Paxton Clinic will begin offering weekend hours to provide increased accessibility and convenience in healthcare options to the residence of Paxton and the surrounding communities. The Paxton Clinic will be open on Saturdays from 8:00am to 7:00pm and on Sundays from 8:00am to Noon. These additional hours are for patients requiring non-emergent medical...


  • GAHHS Announces Free Sports Medicine Clinic on Saturdays

    Aug 28, 2013

    Starting Saturday, August 30, 2013 Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) will be offering free walk-in sports medicine evaluations on Saturdays. The Sports Medicine Clinic will be open from 8am to 9am at the GAH Orthopaedic Clinic, #10 Doctors Park in Gibson City, and from 9:30am to 10:30am at the Paxton Clinic, 227 N. Market St. in Paxton. No appointment is required. The Sports...


  • GAHHS Welcome Dave Freeman, PA-C

    Aug 28, 2013

    GAHHS is proud to announce that Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C), David Freeman, will now be seeing patients out of the GAH Orthopaedic Clinic, #10 Doctor Park in Gibson City, and the Paxton Clinic, 227 N Market St. in Paxton. David, born and raised in Bloomington-Normal, came to GAHHS from Charlotte, North Carolina. While in Charlotte, he worked as a PA-C with the NFL Carolina Panthers,...


  • Sue Johnson Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for August

    Aug 19, 2013

    Sue Johnson, of Sibley, has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) August Employee of the Month. For over 25 years, Sue has been a wonderful asset not only to GAHHS, but to everyone she has worked with. She is currently the Surgical Services Director for GAH and loves her job because she is always faced with new challenges. “I enjoy my job because it is...


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