News & Updates

  • 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...

  • Corn Belt Shrine Club to host Kid's Day and Circus

    Aug 15, 2011

    On Sunday, August 21 the Corn Belt Shrine Club will hold its Annual “Kid’s Day” event from noon to 3p.m. at Gibson City’s North Park. A parade will kick off the event at 11:30a.m., starting at Third and Church and ending at North Park. At the "Kid’s Day" event everything is just 25 cents. That includes all games, kart rides, hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy,...

  • Check Out GAHHS CEO Rob Schmitt's Interview with the IHITREC

    Aug 12, 2011

    Our CEO, Rob Schmitt, sits down with the Illinois Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center to discuss how our implementation of Electronic Health Records has improved patient care and efficiently within the hospital and our clinics.


    Click here to watch the video in our Media Gallery

  • Win a 3G Kindle from Enlighten Laser Aesthetics

    Aug 10, 2011

    To win a 3G Kindle click the Enlighten Laser Aesthetics link below.  Once on the Enlighten Laser Aesthetics page click “Win a Kindle!” from the left hand menu below the picture. Simply “like” the page and fill out the entry form.  It is that easy!  


    Click Here to go to the Enlighten Laser Aesthetics Page!


  • Karen Zirkle Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for August

    Aug 9, 2011

    Karen Zirkle has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) August Employee of the Month. Karen, born and raised in Onarga, continues to live there today with her husband Bob. Karen received her associate’s degree in Nursing from Parkland College and has been a Registered Nurse for 20 years. Karen has worked at GAHHS for four years and really likes that Gibson...

  • Benefit Cookout For Alex Faulkner a Good Time

    Aug 4, 2011

    On Friday July 22, the Gibson Area Ambulance Service (GAAS) braved the heat and humidity of the outdoors to host a benefit cookout for Alex Faulkner. The benefit cookout held outside of the Paxton IGA served approximately 170 pork chop meals and helped raised over $800 for Alex Faulkner and his medical cost. “We were very happy with the turn out to the benefit cookout. Alex truly has many...