It is the policy of Cedar County Memorial Hospital  to provide services to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability. No person shall be excluded from participation in, or be denied the benefits of, any service; or be subjected to discrimination because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability.

Complaint of Discrimination Policy & Procedure: This policy statement complies with the Civil Rights Act, Title VI (45 CFR part 80.7 (b)) and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (45 CFR part 84.7 (b)). If you feel that you have been denied a benefit or service because of your race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or religion, you may file a Complaint of Discrimination with the Facility Administrator of Cedar County Health Department, either verbally or in writing. A written response will be issued to you within 21 days of the complaint notice.

You may also file a complaint with an external agency. If you choose to file your complaint in writing, you must include your name, address, telephone number, and a brief description of what occurred which led you to believe you were discriminated against. If you need assistance, the Corporate Compliance  Administrator of Cedar County Memorial Hospital  will be able to assist you.
You may also file a complaint of discrimination by calling or writing either of the external agencies listed below.

MO Dept. of Health and Senior Services ATTN: Human Relations Officer Office of Human Resources
912 Wildwood Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109
(573) 751-6056

Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights
601 East 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 426-7277

You will not be harassed, intimidated, threatened, or suffer any penalty because you filed a complaint.  Any penalty or reprisal against you or any other involved persons is prohibited by law.

Cedar County Memorial Hospital

Provides Services On A Non-Discriminatory Basis

Discrimination in Provision Of Services Because of Race, Creed, Color Religion, National Origin, Ancestry, Sex, Age, or Disability Is Prohibited By Law

If You Believe That You Have Been Discriminated Against Because Of Your Race, Color, Sex Religion, Creed, National Origin, Ancestry, Age Or Disability You May File A Complaint With The Department Of Health

Call: (573) 751-6059