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ALMH announces new infection control officer

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[June 11, 2008]  Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital announces that Gayle Hoock, R.N., is the new manager of infection control and education.

Hoock will monitor and report on all hospital-acquired infections as well as educate staff, visitors and patients regarding infection control. She will also develop and implement programs for the educational needs of the nursing staff.

Previously, Hoock was a nurse in ALMH's Same Day Care unit and a restorative nurse coordinator at Vonderlieth Living Center in Mount Pulaski.

She earned her nursing degree from Methodist Medical Center in Peoria and has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Tampa College in Clearwater, Fla.

During her 28-year nursing career, she has worked in various aspects of nursing, including infection control, restorative nurse coordinator, clinical resources director, director of home health care and medical unit nurse manager.

ALMH is a critical access hospital providing health care services for the residents of Logan and eastern Mason County. The hospital is one of six affiliates of Memorial Health System and is fully accredited by The Joint Commission.

[Text from file received from Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital]


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