Discrimination

DISCRIMINATION IS AGAINST THE LAW

St. Margaret’s Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. St. Margaret’s Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

St. Margaret’s Health:

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 any of the above services, contact the Patient and Family Services Department at(815) 664-1486.

If you believe St. Margaret’s Health 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 by calling(815) 664-1630 or by contacting Kim Santman at our compliance line (800) 826-6762.

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 here, or by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
(800) 368-1019, (800) 537-7997 (TDD)

Complaint forms are available at www.hhs.gov.

St. Margaret’s Health cumple con las leyes federales de derechos civiles aplicables y no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, discapacidad o sexo.

Sumusunod ang St. Margaret’s Health sa mga naaangkop na Pederal na batas sa karapatang sibil at hindi nandidiskrimina batay sa lahi, kulay, bansang pinagmulan, edad, kapansanan o kasarian.

St. Margaret’s Health tuân thủ luật dân quyền hiện hành của Liên bang và không phân biệt đối xử dựa trên chủng tộc, màu da, nguồn gốc quốc gia, độ tuổi, khuyết tật, hoặc giới tính.