News & Updates

  • GAH Auxiliary Awards 11 Scholarships at this year Spring Banquet

    Apr 20, 2015

    Scholarship Winner (L to R): Bernadette Strong, Alexis Triplett, Corrie Swenson, Sheila Strickland, Courtney Gramley, Hannah Pruitt, Alexis Brucker, Tessa Pilcher and Mindy Rogers. Missing: Erin Tabor and Abby Selleck. This year the Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) Auxiliary awarded 11 scholarships, three more than the previous year, at their annual Spring Banquet. This year three Verna Buck...

  • Celebrating Volunteer Week 2015

    Apr 16, 2015

    THANK YOU to all of the wonderful Gibson Area Hospital volunteers who devote their time and talents to enhance the patient experience, inspire our employees, and support the GAH mission! According to Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service: National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, 2015, is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out...

  • New OB Department and Surgery Recovery Suites on Ci Living

    Apr 8, 2015

    Recently, Heather Roberts from Ci Living stopped by Gibson Area Hospital to check out our brand new OB Department and Medical/Surgical Suites.  Click the pictures below to watch each segment.






  • Diagnostic Ultrasound for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Now Available at GAH

    Mar 31, 2015

    Dr. Kerber demonstrates the non-invasive diagnostic procedure, gliding the ultrasound transducer over the patient’s wrist as he watches the screen for images that may indicate the presence of carpal tunnel syndrome. Based on the results of a recent study demonstrating the effectiveness of ultrasound as a diagnostic tool for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), Gibson Area Hospital is now...

  • Kelsey Montoya Joins Gibson Area Hospital Foundation

    Mar 26, 2015

    In March 2015, Gibson Area Hospital welcomed Kelsey Montoya as the Director of Development for the GAH Foundation. Born and raised on a farm near Macomb, Kelsey has always had a place in her heart for small towns. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Public Health from Western Illinois University. After graduating, she moved to Texas and spent the last 10 years working in the healthcare...

  • Mary Dewinter Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for March

    Mar 26, 2015

    Mary DeWinter, CNA (better known as “The Shower Lady”) in the Annex, was chosen as the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) March Employee of the Month. Mary has worked for GAHHS for 8 years and previously worked at Palos Community Hospital for 18 years. Mary grew up in English, West Virginia located in McDowell County as the daughter of a coal miner. Her dad...

  • Gluten Free Living Support Group to Hold Open House at Kruse Center

    Mar 26, 2015

    On April 21, 2015, the Gluten Free Living Support Group will hold a Gluten Free Open House at the Kruse Center, 207 N. Lawrence, in Gibson City. The Gluten Free Open House will take place from 5:30:00pm to 7:30pm and will feature displays from local businesses that offer gluten free items. Those in attendance will be able to try gluten free samples from over 25 companies, register for door...

  • Center Aims to Impove Health Care

    Mar 25, 2015

    Courtsey of the Gibson City Courier-Patti Welander Last summer, GCMS Middle School student Shelbie Butler had the opportunity to see what it’s like to be a surgeon, her career goal, at Gibson Area Hospital and Health Services’ weeklong Camp Gibson. Now thanks to its recent designation as the East Central Illinois Area Health Education Center (AHEC), GAHHS will be able to offer...

  • GAHHS Nurses to host 5k Run/Walk

    Mar 19, 2015

    GAHHS nurses are partnering with Choose 2 Change Fitness Club to host a 5k Run/2 mile walk in honor of National Nurses Week on Saturday, May 9th. Click the links below for more information or to print out the registration and sponsorship forms.


    5k Info Sheet   Registration Form   Extra Mile Sponsorship Form


  • Gibson City Adds Second Food Pantry

    Feb 9, 2015

    Courtsey of GIBSON CITY — Gibson City has another food pantry. Gibson Area Food Pantry, which will distribute food on the third Saturday of each month, came from the work of community volunteers who heard that 1 in 10 people in Ford County is hungry. “We produce food and have a bountiful harvest,” resident Ron Warfield said. “How can we have so many...