Free parking is available for all patients and visitors at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. You are encouraged to park in Garage 1, which is located at 745 W. Forest Avenue (at the corner of Summar Drive and West Forest Avenue).
For driving directions and a map to Garage 1, click here.
Parking in Garage 1 provides secure, covered, well-lit parking and easy access into General Hospital on the Blue or Orange Levels.
Except for the Emergency Entrance, all public entrances close at 10 p.m. and re-open at 5 a.m. daily.
The different levels in Garage 1 are color-coded. Using Garage 1's blue level, you may enter the hospital's first floor (Information Desk, Admitting, Pre-Admitting, Gift Shop).
Using the Garage 1 orange level, you can enter General Hospital's lower level (Critical Care Waiting, Cafe', Food Court, Cardiac Rehab).
Below is a map that shows parking and the Admitting department which is on the first floor of the hospital.
There is limited parking for moms in labor located at the Patient Discharge area (just off West Forest Avenue). After mom has been placed in the hands of nurses or admitting specialists, family or friends can move the car into the garage.
Parking for the Ayers Children's Medical Center outpatient clinic is available in Garage 2, which is located off West Forest Avenue.