September 3, 2020
FORT MCMURRAY – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has launched a new parking app at Fort McMurray’s Northern Lights Regional Health Centre to make paying for parking easier for visitors, patients and the public.
People can download the free AHS Parking app from the App Store and Google Play.
The AHS Parking app allows visitors and patients to pay for parking using their mobile devices, receive alerts when their parking time is about to expire and extend or stop their parking without having to go back to a meter.
AHS developed this app in response to visitors and patients who told us they wanted a more convenient way to pay for parking at AHS sites, especially in the cold winter months or for times when they are unsure how long their hospital visit may last.
AHS also encourages the use of the AHS parking app as a contactless option when paying for parking. As part of routine Infection Prevention and Control measures, AHS Parking Services has already enhanced cleaning, and will continue to regularly clean all parking payment machines.
Public parking rates using the app are the same as found on AHS parking meters. Coins and cash will still be accepted at AHS parking meters and parking offices.
No healthcare funding or tax dollars are used in the construction or maintenance of most AHS parkades. Parking fees are therefore required to allow us to maintain safe and accessible parking, while ensuring healthcare dollars are focused on providing the best patient care possible.
For more information on the parking app, visit the AHS mobile app page.
Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.