Discrimination is Against The Law
Summit County Public Health complies with applicable Federal Civil Rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Summit County Public Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
Summit County Public Health:
- 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 Leanne Beavers, Director of Clinical Health by calling 330-923-4891.
If you believe that Summit County Public Health 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:
Eric Seachrist, ADA/EEO Officer
1867 West Market Street, Akron OH 44313
fax: (330) 923-7558
You can file a grievance by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Eric Seachrist 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