Non-Discrimination Statement

Discrimination is Against the Law

Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc. d/b/a Hennepin County Medical Center complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Hennepin County Medical Center does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

 

Language services

Hennepin County Medical Center:

  • 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 the Interpreter Services Office at 612-873-5663.

 

How to find help if services are not provided

If you believe that Hennepin County Medical Center 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:

Patient Representative Office
Hennepin County Medical Center
R2.215
701 Park Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1676
Telephone: 612-873-8585
Fax: 612-904-4249

 

How to file a grievance or civil rights complaint

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Patient Representatives are 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.

 

Language assistance services

ATTENTION: If you speak English or use American Sign Language, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 612-873-5663.

ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 612-873-5663.

OGEYSIIS: Haddii aad ku hadasho Soomaali, adeegyada kaalmada luqadda, oo lacag la'aan ah, waxaa laga heli karaa in aad soo wacdho 612-873-5663.

XIYYEEFFANNAA: Afaan dubbattu Oroomiffa, tajaajila gargaarsa afaanii, kanfaltiidhaan ala, ni argama. Bilbilaa 612-873-5663.

ማስታወሻ: የሚናገሩት ቋንቋ ኣማርኛ ከሆነ የትርጉም እርዳታ ድርጅቶች፣ በነጻ ሊያግዝዎት ተዘጋጀተዋል፡ ወደ ሚከተለው ቁጥር ይደውሉ 612-873-5663.

LUS CEEV: Yog tias koj hais lus Hmoob, cov kev pab txog lus, muaj kev pab dawb rau koj. Hu rau 612-873-5663.
 

ВНИМАНИЕ: Если вы говорите на русском языке, то вам доступны бесплатные услуги перевода. Звоните 612-873-5663.
 

CHÚ Ý: Nếu bạn nói Tiếng Việt, có các dịch vụ hỗ trợ ngôn ngữ miễn phí dành cho bạn. Gọi số 612-873-5663.
 

ملحوظة:  إذا كنت تتحدث اذكر اللغة، فإن خدمات المساعدة اللغوية تتوافر لك بالمجان.  اتصل برقم  x (رقم
 هاتف الصم والبكم: 612-873-5663.  

KUMBUKA: Ikiwa unazungumza Kiswahili, unaweza kupata, huduma za lugha, bila malipo. Piga simu 612-873-5663.
 

ប្រយ័ត្ន៖ បើសិនជាអ្នកនិយាយ ភាសាខ្មែរ, សេវាជំនួយផ្នែកភាសា ដោយមិនគិតឈ្នួល គឺអាចមានសំរាប់បំរើអ្នក។ ចូរ ទូរស័ព្ទ 612-873-5663។
 

ໂປດ​ຊາບ: ຖ້າ​ວ່າ ທ່ານ​ເວົ້າ​ພາ​ສາ ລາວ, ການ​ບໍ​ລິ​ການ​ຊ່ວຍ​ເຫຼືອ​ດ້ານ​ພາ​ສາ, ໂດຍບໍ່​ເສັຽ​ຄ່າ, ແມ່ນມີ​ພ້ອມໃຫ້​ທ່ານ. ໂທ​ຣ . 612-873-5663.
 

ATTENTION: Si vous parlez français, des services d'aide linguistique vous sont proposés gratuitement. Appelez le 612-873-5663.

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 612-873-5663.
 

주의: 한국어를 사용하시는 경우, 언어 지원 서비스를 무료로 이용하실 수 있습니다. 612-873-5663 번으로 전화해 주십시오.

ATENÇÃO: Se fala português, encontram-se disponíveis serviços linguìsticos, grátis. Ligue para 612-873-5663.