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The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate against any individual or group because of race, religion, age, national origin, color, marital status, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political beliefs or disability.

OSDH:

  • 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/translators
    • Information written in other languages
    • Language identification posters and brochures 

If you need these services, please contact the OSDH Office of Minority Health & Health Equity at (405) 271-1337 or minorityhealth@health.ok.gov or notify a health department employee.

If you believe that OSDH has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, religion, age, national origin, color, marital status, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political beliefs or disability, please send complaints to:

Human Resources
Office of COO
1000 NE 10th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1207

Phone: (405) 271-4171
complaintsandgrievances@health.ok.gov

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights online, by phone, or by mail:

Online:  https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf.

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

Phone: Toll-free: 1-800-368-1019, TDD: 1-800-537-7697

Mail:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) safeguards the privacy of data and medical information. If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint by mail, email or fax. You need to do this within 180 days of when the problem that caused concern happened. There will be no punishment for filing a complaint. Visit the OSDH Privacy Notice for more information about HIPAA.

 

Oklahoma State Department of Health

1000 NE 10th Street
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73117-1299
Attn: HIPAA Privacy Officer

E-Mail: privacyofficer@health.ok.gov

Fax: (405) 271-5604
Attn: HIPAA Privacy Officer

If you need help filing a grievance, please contact the email address listed above.

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