News & Updates

  • Healthy Living Series Presents: Your Prescrption for Understanding Medications

    Sep 10, 2014

    Would you like to learn more about the medications you take? Plan to attend the next Healthy Living Series on September 29th for a dose of fun and information!


  • Gibson Area Hospital Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

    Aug 14, 2014

    World Breastfeeding Week was celebrated last week at Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) with the theme "Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal for Life!" to acknowledge that when mothers and babies succeed in their breastfeeding plans, they can enjoy a lifetime of benefits. The Moms, Babies, and Breastfeeding Support Group, facilitated by the OB Department’s lactation counselors, met Thursday, August 8,...


  • Marie Martin Awarded Employee of the Month for July

    Jul 21, 2014

    Marie Martin, of Fisher, has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) July Employee of the Month. Marie has worked for GAHHS for 36 years in Lab, M & S, Home Health (20 years) and was responsible for the startup of the Durable Medical Equipment store in downtown Gibson City. "Working in these departments I have learned the different areas of health care," said...


  • “Fore the Hospital” Golf Outing Shines for Silver Anniversary

    Jul 18, 2014

    The Silver Anniversary for the Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) Foundation 2014 Golf Outing on Thursday, July 10th,was a shining example of the organization’s mission to support excellence in healthcare programs and services for a healthy community. Volunteers from the Foundation and across the organization have polished this event to be a perennial success, and in its 25th year, there was...


  • Hundreds Visit New Project Open Houses

    Jul 17, 2014

    From July 1 to July 3, Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services invited the public to three new project open houses. Hundreds of people from all over the GAAHS service area stopped by to tour the six new medical/surgical recovery suites and the brand new Maternity Unit with five Labor, Deliver, Postpartum and Recovery suites and a dedicated C-section suite. We were very glad to see each and...


  • Jesse Jiles Receives GAHHS Employee of the Month Award for June

    Jun 13, 2014

    Jesse Jiles, originally from LeRoy, has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) June Employee of the Month. Jesse has worked at the Help Desk in the Information Technology department for 8 months. He has an AAS in Microcomputer Support from Parkland College. Jesse enjoys working with technology and helping GAHHS employees, a perfect hit for his position. “I...


  • Family Health Care of Potomac Open House

    May 30, 2014

    On Thursday, June 5, 2014, the Family Health Care of Potomac will hosted an open house in partnership with Gifford State Bank. We had a great time with over 200 people stopping in to say, "Hi" and see our newest clinic.  To veiw pics of the open house visit our facebook page.

     


  • Love to the Rescue: Shriners Hosptials Requests Audience with CAH Doctors, Administrators

    May 29, 2014

    Love to the Rescue: Shriners Hosptials Requests Audience with CAH Doctors, Administrators

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  • GAHHS OB Techs Receive Certification as Child Passenger Safety Techs

    May 28, 2014

    The Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services OB Department is proud to announce that staff members Katie Cornish and Tanya Windle recently attended an intensive 4 day training class to become CPSTs, also known as Child Passenger Safety Technicians. During this time, OB Techs Cornish and Windle worked with Safe Kids Worldwide and the Illinois Department of Transportation on safety and best...


  • Karen Wyant Receives Hospital’s Employee of the Month Award for May

    May 23, 2014

    Karen Wyant, of rural Ellsworth, has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) May Employee of the Month. For the past 32 years Karen, Clerical Coordinator and RN in the Emergency Department, has been a vital member of the GAHHS family. A Trauma Nurse Specialist and Certified Emergency Nurse, Karen finds the hospital setting exciting and fulfilling, but she truly...


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