DISCRIMINATION IS AGAINST THE LAW

Blue Mountain Hospital District complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Blue Mountain Hospital District does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Blue Mountain Hospital District:
     • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
          ○ Qualified sign language interpreters
          ○ Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)
     • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
          ○ Qualified interpreters
          ○ Information written in other languages

If you need these services, contact the Blue Mountain Hospital District Compliance Officer.

If you believe that Blue Mountain Hospital District has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with:
Blue Mountain Hospital District Compliance Officer
     170 Ford Road John Day, OR 97845
     Phone: 541-575-1311
     Fax: 541-575-1255

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Blue Mountain Hospital District Compliance Officer is available to help you.

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at:
     Civil Rights Complaint Portal>
or by mail or phone at:
     U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
     200 Independence Avenue, SW
     Room 509F, HHH Building
     Washington, D.C. 20201
     1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)
Complaint forms are available at:
     www.hhs.gov



Statement of Nondiscrimination