You may have questions upon arrival at Gibson General Hospital. We have two information desks where you can ask for a patient room number and directions to that room.
- The 1st Floor Main Entrance Information Desk is staffed each day from 8 AM to 4:30 PM.
- The 3rd Floor ER/Outpatient Entrance Information Desk is staffed each day from 6:30 AM to 9 PM.
- The phone number for Gibson General Hospital information is 812-385-3401.
For our patients’ comfort and safety, all inpatient rooms are private (one patient per room). Rooms are large enough and equipped for a family member or support person to spend the night.
Our cafeteria is located on the hospital’s 2nd Floor and is open Monday – Friday, 6 AM – 2 PM. A hot lunch is served from 11 AM – 2 PM.
Evening and weekend guest trays are available through the Food Services Department.
Vending machines are located on 2nd Floor, outside the cafeteria, and on the 3rd Floor, outside Admitting, and are available 24 hours per day.
Wholesome, nourishing and well-balanced meals are an important part of treatment and recovery. Our Food Services Department makes every effort to provide nutritious meals that are prepared according to doctors’ orders.
Patients are provided with a menu on their breakfast tray, which they will use to choose their meal selections for the following day.
Patients are served meals at the following times:
Breakfast: Around 7:30 AM
Lunch: Around 12 Noon
Dinner: Around 5 PM
Families and guests: Patients are prescribed a diet by their physician according to their illness/condition. Please do not bring food to the patient unless their doctor has given permission.
Free WiFi is available for all patients and guests at Gibson General Hospital. Select GGHGuest as your network to connect.
Coverage may be limited in certain areas of the hospital.
Located on the hospital’s 1st Floor, the gift shop offers cards, multiple gift ideas, magazines, candy, balloons, personal hygiene products and select rehabilitation supplies (i.e. reachers, sock aids, etc.).
The gift shop is open Monday - Saturday from 9 AM – 4 PM and on Sunday from 12 Noon – 4 PM.
Tobacco Free Campus and Free Smoking Cessation Program
In order to promote healthy living and safety for our patients, visitors and staff, all Gibson General locations are designated tobacco free campuses. All use of tobacco products is prohibited, including electronic cigarettes. Please refrain from using these products anywhere on Gibson General property.
Smoking/tobacco use is the number one preventable cause of death. Are you interested in quitting smoking? Let your nurse know, and we can connect you with cessation programs.