Sep 18, 2013
Lynn Wells, of Normal, has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) September Employee of the Month.
Lynn, Director of GAHHS Cardiopulmonary Care and the Sleep Lab, has been with GAHHS for nearly three years; three years she has greatly enjoyed.
“It’s really nice to work in a place where people smile at you all the time,” said Lynn. “GAH is...
Sep 6, 2013
On October 3, 2013, GAHHS will be offering both a CPR and First Aide Class. These classes will go from 5pm to 9pm and will be broken up into two sections. First Aide will be from 5pm-7pm and Heartsaver CPR will be from 7pm-9pm. The cost for the First Aide class is $35 and the cost for CPR is $35. Participant can save money by attending both classes for $50. If interested please contact...
Aug 28, 2013
Starting Saturday, August 31, 2013, the Paxton Clinic will begin offering weekend hours to provide increased accessibility and convenience in healthcare options to the residence of Paxton and the surrounding communities.
The Paxton Clinic will be open on Saturdays from 8:00am to 7:00pm and on Sundays from 8:00am to Noon. These additional hours are for patients requiring non-emergent medical...
Aug 28, 2013
Starting Saturday, August 30, 2013 Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) will be offering free walk-in sports medicine evaluations on Saturdays. The Sports Medicine Clinic will be open from 8am to 9am at the GAH Orthopaedic Clinic, #10 Doctors Park in Gibson City, and from 9:30am to 10:30am at the Paxton Clinic, 227 N. Market St. in Paxton. No appointment is required.
Aug 28, 2013
GAHHS is proud to announce that Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C), David Freeman, will now be seeing patients out of the GAH Orthopaedic Clinic, #10 Doctor Park in Gibson City, and the Paxton Clinic, 227 N Market St. in Paxton.
David, born and raised in Bloomington-Normal, came to GAHHS from Charlotte, North Carolina. While in Charlotte, he worked as a PA-C with the NFL Carolina Panthers,...
Aug 19, 2013
Sue Johnson, of Sibley, has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) August Employee of the Month.
For over 25 years, Sue has been a wonderful asset not only to GAHHS, but to everyone she has worked with. She is currently the Surgical Services Director for GAH and loves her job because she is always faced with new challenges.
“I enjoy my job because it is...
Aug 5, 2013
Breastfeeding Support: Close to Mothers
World Breastfeeding Week will be celebrated worldwide August 1-7, 2013 or October 1-7, 2013. The 2013 World Breastfeeding Week theme, Breastfeeding Support: Close to Mothers, highlights the importance of providing support to breastfeeding families.
Infant feeding is one of the most important decisions that new families make. Evidence is clear that...
Jul 18, 2013
Kat Streenz, of Saybrook, has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) July Employee of the Month.
For over four and a half years Kat has been an invaluable part of the GAHHS Administration team. As an Administrative Assistant she has her hand in, or helped out in almost every project, presentation, meeting or celebration GAHHS holds. It is this variety that she...
Jun 12, 2013
Pat Vail has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) June Employee of the Month.
While Pat has only been a part of the GAHHS Housekeeping family for the past five years, she has called Gibson City "home" her entire life. She draws pride in the fact that she graduated a Greyhound and works at the hospital.
"I enjoy coming to work each day because of all the...
Jun 11, 2013
To all who are involved in my care:
Last month when I received the "Heroes in Long Term Care" award, I was going to say something, but I chickened out. The truth is that I’ve always written better than I spoke (some would say that’s not much), and I have a message for all of you.
The truth is that I’ve been extremely happy since I moved into the Annex. I remember several...