Non-Discrimination Policy
 
 

Non-Discrimination Policy

St. Joseph's Hospital-South complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, or religion. St. Joseph's Hospital-South does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, or religion.

St. Joseph's Hospital-South:

  • 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 Civil Rights Coordinator or the Administrator on Duty (AOD).

If you believe that St. Joseph's Hospital-South has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, or religion you can file a grievance with: Mail: Civil Rights Coordinator, BayCare Health System, 2985 Drew Street, MS 1003, Clearwater, FL 33759, Call: 1-844-343-1685, TTY: 7-1-1, Fax: ATTN Civil Rights Coordinator 813-635-2667, E-mail: civilrightscoordinator@baycare.org. You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, the Civil Rights Coordinator 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.

Español/Spanish
ATENCIÓN: Si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 1-844-343-1685 (TTY: 7-1-1).

Kreyòl Ayisyen (French Creole)
ATANSYON: Si w pale Kreyòl Ayisyen, gen sèvis èd pou lang ki disponib gratis pou ou. Rele 1-844-343-1685 (TTY: 7-1-1).

Français (French)
ATTENTION: Si vous parlez français, des services d’aide linguistique vous sont proposés gratuitement. Appelez le 1-844-343-1685 (ATS : 7-1-1).

Deutsch (German)
ACHTUNG: Wenn Sie Deutsch sprechen, stehen Ihnen kostenlos sprachliche Hilfsdienstleistungen zur Verfügung. Rufnummer: 1-844-343-1685 (TTY: 7-1-1).

Italiano (Italian)
ATTENZIONE: In caso la lingua parlata sia l’italiano, sono disponibili servizi di assistenza linguistica gratuiti. Chiamare il numero 1-844-343-1685 (TTY: 7-1-1).

Português (Portuguese)
ATENÇÃO: Se fala português, encontram-se disponíveis serviços linguísticos, grátis. Ligue para 1-844-343-1685 (TTY: 7-1-1).

Tagalog (Tagalog – Filipino)
PAUNAWA: Kung nagsasalita ka ng Tagalog, maaari kang gumamit ng mga serbisyo ng tulong sa wika nang walang bayad. Tumawag sa 1-844-343-1685 (TTY: 7-1-1).

العربية(Arabic)

ملاحظة: اذا كنت تتكلم اللغة العربية، لدينا خدمات الترجمة اللغوية المجّانية. اتصل بالرقم
1-844-343-1685 (TTY: 7-1-1).

Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
CHÚ Ý: Nếu bạn nói Tiếng Việt, có các dịch vụ hỗ trợ ngôn ngữ miễn phí dành cho bạn. Gọi số 1-844-343-1685 (TTY: 7-1-1).

繁體中文(Chinese)
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 1-844-343-1685(TTY:7-1-1).

Polski (Polish)
UWAGA: Jeżeli mówisz po polsku, możesz skorzystać z bezpłatnej pomocy językowej. Zadzwoń pod numer 1-844-343-1685 (TTY: 7-1-1).

Русский (Russian)
ВНИМАНИЕ: Если вы говорите на русском языке, то вам доступны бесплатные услуги перевода. Звонит 1-844-343-1685 (телетайп: 7-1-1).

한국어 (Korean)
주의: 한국어를 사용하시는 경우, 언어 지원 서비스를 무료로 이용하실 수 있습니다. 1-844-343-1685 (TTY: 7-1-1)번으로 전화해 주십시오

􀈤જુ રાતી (Gujarati)
􀉅ચુ ના: જો તમે 􀈤જુ રાતી બોલતા હો, તો િન:􀉃લ્ુ ક ભાષા સહાય સેવાઓ તમારા માટ􀂰 ઉપલબ્ધ છ. ફોન કરો 1-844-343-1685 (TTY: 7-1-1).

ภาษาไทย(Thai)
เรียน: ถา้ คุณพูดภาษาไทยคุณสามารถใช้บริการช่วยเหลือทางภาษาได้ฟรี โทร 1-844-343-1685 (TTY: 7-1-1).