News & Updates

  • GAHHS Arthritis Support Group Announces New Start Time

    Feb 22, 2012

    Starting March 5th, 2012, the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Service (GAHHS) Arthritis Support Group will resume their monthly meetings. The Arthritis Support Group meetings will be held the first Monday of every month in the Radiology waiting room. The meetings will start at a different time from last year and will run from 6p.m. to 7p.m. Topics of discussion will include pain management,...

  • Joe Marr, Jr. Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for February

    Feb 21, 2012

    Joe Marr, Jr. has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) February Employee of the Month. Joe, originally from Akron Ohio, moved to Gibson City three and a half years ago. “My wife and I feel truly grateful to have found such a wonderful town to raise our family in and to be a part of,” said Joe. Joe has been an End User Computer Analyst with the...

  • Geriatric Behavioral Services on Ci Living

    Feb 18, 2012

    Kenna Dunlap-Johnson, Geriatric Behavioral Services' (GBS) Primary Therapist, stopped by WCIA's Ci Living to talk about GBS.  On Ci Living, Kenna discussed the benefits of GBS, who might need GBS, and how to set up a free pre-screening assessment.  Click on the Ci Living Logo to watch the segment.  




  • GAH Employees Wear Red to Support “Go Red for Women”

    Feb 8, 2012

    On February 3, Gibson Area Hospital GAH employees wore their red in support of the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” to bring attention to women’s heart disease. This year over 37 GAH employees participated in “Go Red for Women”. For a $5 donation, hospital employees received a sticker qualifying them to wear jeans with their red in support of...

  • 3 GAH Employees Reach Blood Donation Milestone

    Feb 8, 2012

    Five times a year the Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) holds a Red Cross Blood Drive. While all blood donations are important, the blood drive recently held at GAH marked a milestone for 3 GAH employees. Diana McMurry, Michele Fackler, and Brenda Mott each reached the 3-gallon donation mark with this donation. To reach the 3-gallon donation achievement, Diana, Michele, and Brenda had to donate...

  • GAHHS in Your Community

    Feb 7, 2012

    Illinois hospitals contributed annual community benefits of more than $4.6 billion in programs and services in their 2009-10 fiscal years, according to the fifth annual report issued by the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA). Illinois Hospitals: Cornerstones of Health, Foundations of the Community focuses on how hospitals in Illinois respond to the evolving health care needs of patients in their...

  • Gibson Area Hospital Welcomes the First Baby of 2012

    Jan 9, 2012

    From Left to Right-Front Row: Yahir, Zulema, and Isabella Munoz with Kris Cramer, OB RN- Back Row: Andy and Alejandro Munoz Gibson Area Hospital welcomed Isabella Yatzil Munoz as the first baby of 2012. Isabella arrived January 2nd at 10:59 a.m. and she weighed 5 pounds 6 ounces and measured 18½ inches. Isabella was welcomed into this world by her parents are Alejandro and Zulema...

  • GAH Therapy Services Talks Aquatic Therapy on Ci Living

    Dec 28, 2011

    GAH Therapy Services Director, Brian Slinde, and Aquatic Therapy Program Coordinator, Beulah Reynolds, stopped by Ci Living on December 27th.  On Ci Living they talked about how Aquatic Therapy can speed up the recover processes as well as other benefits it can provide.  Click on the Ci Living Logo to watch the clip.



  • Anna Frank, PA-C Joins the GAHHS Family

    Dec 20, 2011

    As the needs of the communities GAHHS serve grows, so to must GAHHS. In order to continue our promise to provide the very best patient experience, GAHHS has hired Anna Frank, a Certified Physician’s Assistant (PA-C). As a PA-C, Anna will assist GAHHS Medical Director Dr. Katherine Austman at the Family Health Care of Gibson City. While Anna is currently a PA-C, she never intended on...

  • Annex Director of Nursing Continues Geriatric Education

    Dec 9, 2011

    The Director of Nursing (DON) for the Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) Long-Term Care Annex, Kristy Elder, is no stranger to hard work. Ten years ago Kristy began her career with GAH as a CNA. As a CNA, Kristy continued her education in the medical field and in 2006 she became a registered nurse. As a nurse Kristy continued to excel and in February of this year she became the DON for the Annex....