News & Updates

  • New Elite Performance of Paxton coming in 2018

    Aug 14, 2017

    Courtesy of the Ford County Record Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services announced that its Elite Performance facility in Paxton will be moving into the old Sorenson factory on U.S. 45 on the city’s north side. The landlord’s of the 15,000-square-foot warehouse space will be general contractors Justin Goss and his father, Jeffery Goss, who plan to make extensive renovations to...

  • Remembering Dr. George Bark

    Jul 27, 2017

    With heavy hearts and deepest sympathy Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services mourn the loss of Dr. George Bark. Dr. Bark was instrumental in the healthcare system by delivering quality service at the Paxton Clinic. Below you will read a multitude of accomplishments of Dr. Bark, but we could not even attempt to capture all that he was to so many and what he stood for. Dr. Bark was a friend,...

  • 2017 Gibson Area Hospital Foundation Golf Outing Results

    Jul 19, 2017

    Once again thank you to all our sponsors, volunteers and participants in this year's golf outing.  We would also like to send out a very BIG THANK YOU to our Title Sponsor Heartland Bank.  Without all of your support we would not be able to put on such a wonder golf outing year after year.  For more pictures "Like" the Gibson Area Hospital Foundation on Facebook. 


  • 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.