Non-Discrimination Notice

Discrimination is Against the Law

St. Mary's Health Care System honors the sacredness and dignity of every person, complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. St. Mary's does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. St. Mary's 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).

St. Mary's 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 St. Mary's Compliance Coordinator, 706.389.3945.

If you believe that St. Mary's 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:

Compliance Coordinator
St. Mary's Health Care System, 1230 Baxter St., Athens GA 30606
Phone: 706.389.3945   Fax: 706.389.3981
Email: Bmartin2@stmarysathens.org

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax or email. If you need help filing a grievance, St. Mary's Compliance 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 or TDD: 800.537.7697
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.


Limited English Proficiency of Language Assistance Services

 

ENGLISH:

ATTENTION: If you speak a language other than English, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 1-800-481-3293 (TTY: 1-800-481-3293) (TDD 1-800-255-0056)

 

SPANISH / Español

ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 1-800-481-3293 (TTY: 1-800-481-3293) (TDD 1-800-255-0056)

 

KOREAN / 한국어

주의: 한국어를 사용하시는 경우, 언어 지원 서비스를 무료로 이용하실 있습니다. 1-800-481-3293 (TTY: 1-800-481-3293) (TDD 1-800-255-0056) 번으로 전화해 주십시오.다.

 

VIETNAMESE / Tiếng Việt

CHÚ Ý: Nếu bạn nói Tiếng Việt, có các dịch vụ hỗ trợ ngôn ngữ miễn phí dành cho bạn. Gọi số 1-800-481-3293 (TTY: 1-800-481-3293) (TDD 1-800-255-0056).

 

FRENCH / Français

ATTENTION : Si vous parlez français, des services d'aide linguistique vous sont proposés gratuitement. Appelez le 1-800-481-3293 (ATS : 1-800-481-3293) (TDD 1-800-255-0056)

 

CHINESE / 繁體中文

注意:如果您使用繁體中文,您可以免費獲得語言援助服務。請致電 1-800-481-3293 (TTY: 1-800-481-3293) (TDD 1-800-255-0056)。

 

GERMAN / Deutsch

ACHTUNG: Wenn Sie Deutsch sprechen, stehen Ihnen kostenlos sprachliche Hilfsdienstleistungen zur Verfügung. Rufnummer: 1-800-481-3293 (TTY: 1-800-481-3293) (TDD 1-800-481-3293).

 

HINDI / हिंदी

ध्यान दें: यदि आप हिंदी बोलते हैं तो आपके लिए मुफ्त में भाषा सहायता सेवाएं उपलब्ध हैं। 1-800-481-3293 (TTY: 1-800-481-3293) (TDD: 1-800-255-0056) पर कॉल करें।

 

GUJARATI / ગુજરાતી

સુચના: જો તમે ગુજરાતી બોલતા હો, તો નિ:શુલ્ક ભાષા સહાય સેવાઓ તમારા માટે ઉપલબ્ધ છે. ફોન કરો 1-800-481-3293 (TTY: 1-800-481-3293) (TDD 1-800-255-0056)

 

FRENCH CREOLE / Kreyòl Ayisyen

ATANSYON: Si w pale Kreyòl Ayisyen, gen sèvis èd pou lang ki disponib gratis pou ou. Rele 1-800-481-3293 (TTY: 1800-481-3293) (TDD 1-800-255-0056).

 

ARABIC / العربية

ملحوظة: إذا كنت تتحدث اذكر اللغة، فإن خدمات المساعدة اللغوية تتوافر لك بالمجان. اتصل برقم 1-800-481-3293 (رقم هاتف الصم والبكم: 1-800-255-0056).

 

RUSSIAN / Русский

ВНИМАНИЕ: Если вы говорите на русском языке, то вам доступны бесплатные услуги перевода. Звоните 1-800-481-3293 (телетайп: 1-800-481-3293) (TDD 1-800-255-0056)

 

AMHARIC / አማርኛ

ማስታወሻ: የሚናገሩት ቋንቋ ኣማርኛ ከሆነ የትርጉም እርዳታ ድርጅቶች፣ በነጻ ሊያግዝዎት ተዘጋጀተዋል፡ ወደ ሚከተለው ቁጥር ይደውሉ 1-800-481-3293 (መስማት ለተሳናቸው: 1-800-481-3293).

 

TAGALOG

PAUNAWA: Kung nagsasalita ka ng Tagalog, maaari kang gumamit ng mga serbisyo ng tulong sa wika nang walang bayad. Tumawag sa 1-800-481-3293 (TTY: 1-800-481-3293) (TDD 1-800-255-0056)

 

PORTUGUESE / Português

ATENÇÃO: Se fala português, encontram-se disponíveis serviços linguísticos, grátis. Ligue para 1-800-481-3293 (TTY: 1-800-481-3293) (TDD 1-800-255-0056)

 

URDU / اُردُو 

خبردار: اگر آپ اردو بولتے ہیں، تو آپ کو زبان کی مدد کی خدمات مفت میں دستیاب ہیں ۔ کال

1-800-481-3293 (TTY: 1-800-481-3293) (TDD 1-800-255-0056). کریں