Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy

October 14, 2016

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

The DeKalb County Health Department:

Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such a

  • Qualified sign language interpreters (arranged by appointment)
  • 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 Annie Tripicchio, Administrative Support & Marketing Manager, at (815)748-2468.

If you believe that the DeKalb County Health Department 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 Lisa Gonzalez, Public Health Administrator, DeKalb County Health Department, 2500 N. Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb, Illinois 60115; (815) 748-2429; lgonzalez@dekalbcounty.org; or via fax at (815) 748-2485.   You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email.  If you need help filing a grievance, Lisa Gonzalez, Public Health Administrator, 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, DC 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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