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Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements

Discrimination is against the law!


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HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:

  • Qualified sign language interpreters; and
  • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats and other formats).

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:

  • Qualified interpreters; and
  • Information written in other languages.

If you need these services, contact HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital, 1-715-717-1613.

If you believe that HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital 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:

System Responsibility Officer and 1557 Coordinator 4936
Laverna Road
Springfield, Illinois 62794
Telephone: (217) 492-6590
FAC: (217) 523-0542

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax or email. If you need help filing a grievance, System Responsibility Officer and 1557 Coordinator 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 https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, DC 20201
1–800–868–1019, 800–537–7697 (TDD)

Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.