Ohio County Healthcare complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. Ohio County Healthcare does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.
Ohio County Healthcare:

  • 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 a staff member or supervisor.
    If you believe that Ohio County Healthcare has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex, you may file a grievance with:
    Ohio County Healthcare
    Attention: Compliance Officer
    PO Box 126
    Hartford, KY 42347
    Phone 270-504-4044
    Fax 270-504-1393
    E-mail swydick@ohiocountyhospital.com
    You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax or e-mail. If you need help filing a grievance, our Compliance Officer is available to help you.

    You can also file a civil rights complaint with the US 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/smartscreen/main.jsf, 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
    1-800-537-7697 (TDD)
    Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html
    REFERENCE LINKS:
    https://www.hhs.gov/civil-rights/for-individuals/section-1557/index.html