News & Updates

  • Family Health Care of Fairbury is Now Open

    Oct 13, 2011

    In an effort to better meet the needs of the rural communities in our area, Gibson Area Hospital has taken the step necessary to open a health care facility in Fairbury. On October 10, 2011 these efforts will came to fruition when Rachel Wenger, M.D. opened the doors to the Family Health Care of Fairbury. “I am originally from Strawn and I have always wanted to practice in the...

  • Marsha Warsaw Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for October

    Oct 12, 2011

    Marsha Warsaw has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) October Employee of the Month. Marsha currently lives in the town she was born and raised in, Bellflower. Marsha is currently a RN in the Cardiopulmonary Rehab and Outpatients clinics, however her career with GAHHS began 35 years ago. “I started working here as a cleaning lady, then switched to a CNA,...

  • October 12 is World Arthritis Day

    Oct 11, 2011

    Arthritis causes pain and often disability to one in every seven Americans. Find out how the numbers can work for you. You’ll find friendship and support when you join the Arthritis Support Group at Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services. Topics of discussion include pain management, diet, and exercise. All ages are welcome and encouraged to attend. Meetings are held the first...

  • Hospital’s John Currier Wins National Election

    Oct 4, 2011

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services’ (GAHHS) John Currier, CPAM, has been elected as a National Officer for American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM). From 2012 to 2013 Mr. Currier will hold the position of 2nd Vice President. As 2nd VP Mr. Currier is responsible to direct the areas of the Constitution and Bylaws, Practices and Standards, and Government...

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month at GAHHS

    Oct 3, 2011

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in the Radiology Department we do our best to bring this cause to the attention of the community. For fellow employees and patients, we will offer information tables and wall displays for all to read and enjoy. Also, be on the lookout for pink boxes and bags for you to drop off your Yoplait and Dannon yogurt lids. We will then turn these in and both...

  • GAHHS Doctor Receives Rural Physician of Excellence Award

    Sep 28, 2011

    IRHA President Mark Stevens presents Dr. Darrin Ray with his Rural Physician of Excellence Award The Illinois Rural Health Association (IRHA) has recognized Dr. Darrin Ray, M.D. as an outstanding rural physician in Illinois. On September 20, 2011, Dr. Ray received the Rural Physician of Excellence Award because of his outstanding service and dedication to improve the health and...

  • The Community Wellness Center Open House Pictures Are Up.

    Sep 16, 2011

    Check out the Paxton Community Wellness Center's Open House pictures by clicking the picture or visit our Media Gallery. The Open House was a huge success and we had a great turnout from the Paxton Community. Thanks to all the departments who helped out with the event: Therapy, Ambulance, Maintenance, Administration, Marketing, Dietary, Paxton Chamber of Commerce, and everyone else who made it...

  • Scott Hasselbring Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for September

    Sep 12, 2011

    Scott Hasselbring has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) September Employee of the Month. Scott was born and raised in Onarga, IL and currently lives in Anchor. At GAH, Scott is the Maintenance Supervisor and a Decon Team Leader. He is certified in I-100 and I-200 FEMA Incident Command, Emergency Management, Hospital De-Con Operations, D.O.T. Haz-Mat, and...

  • Operation Parking Lot

    Aug 30, 2011

    GAH is expanding its parking, however a house is in our way…Until Now! 

    Visit our Media Gallery to watch the house come down!  

  • Junior Auxiliary Membership Now Available to High School Students

    Aug 22, 2011

    Junior Auxiliary is a new program the Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary is offering for high school students. Junior Auxiliary provides high school students with a wide variety of volunteer opportunities to give back to their community. Junior Auxiliary members must in high school and need to attend a short orientation program. For more information about the GAH Auxiliary and Junior Auxiliary...