Nondiscrimination Policy

Notice Informing Individuals about Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements and Nondiscrimination Statement:

Discrimination Is Against the Law

Weeks Medical Center complies with the applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Weeks Medical Center does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Weeks 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 please go to any front desk person or the Communications Department for assistance.

If you believe that Weeks 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: Pat Rogers, Risk Manager 173 Middle Street Lancaster, NH 03584, 603-788-4911, TTY: 888-316-4206, Fax: 603-788-5027, Email: patricia.rogers@weeksmedical.org. You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, the Risk Manager is available to help you.

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, electronically through the Office of Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:

US Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
800-368-1019

800-579-7697 (TDD)

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