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, you may contact Cynthia Barrow.
    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 our Section 1557 coordinator, Cynthia Barrow, by calling our Compliance Values Line at 1-800-273-8452 or by mail to PO Box 126, Hartford, KY 42347, or by fax to 270-298-5224, or by e-mail to cbarrow@ohiocountyhospital.com. You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax or e-mail. If you need help filing a grievance, our Section 1557 coordinator is also 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:

    Centralized Case Management Operations
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    200 Independence Avenue, SW
    Room 509F HHH Building
    Washington, D.C. 20201
    1-800-537-7697 (TDD:

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

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    ATTENTION: If you speak Español (Spanish), 繁體中文 (Chinese), Deutsch (German), Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese),  العربية (Arabic), Srpsko-hrvatski (Serbo-Croatian), 日本語 (Japanese), Français (French), 한국어 (Korean), Deitsch (Pennsylvania Dutch), नेपाली (Nepali), Oroomiffa (Oromo)(Cushite), Русский (Russian), Tagalog (Tagalog – Filipino), Ikirundi (Bantu – Kirundi), language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you.