Nondiscrimination and Accessibility


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

Lake Health 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 and they have not been provided, contact Patti Newton, compliance officer, at (541) 947-2114 ext. 218.

If you believe that Lake Health 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:

Patti Newton, Compliance Officer
Lake Health District
Phone: (541) 947-2114 ext. 218
Fax: (541) 947-2433
Email: pnewton@lakehealthdistrict.org

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Patti Newton 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, D.C. 20201
1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)

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


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