Non-discrimination & Equal Access Statement

Gallatin City-County Health Department (GCCHD) welcomes, respects, and supports the uniqueness and individuality of all residents, GCCHD employees, and visitors to our community.

Non-discrimination: As a public entity and recipient of Federal financial assistance, GCCHD does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the ground of race, color, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by GCCHD directly, through a contractor, or any other entity which GCCHD arranges to carry out its programs and activities.

This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Sections 503 & 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Regulations of various federal departments including the U.S. Department Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Interior, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Equal Access: GCCHD complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended and Sections 503 & 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended in providing individuals with disabilities equal access to employment opportunities and the services, programs and activities the County offers.

Communication Access: GCCHD will provide free communication assistance to individuals, including qualified sign language interpreters, alternate formats, etc. If assistance or services are required to achieve effective communication, please contact GCCHD prior to your visit.

Further Information: GCCHD has adopted an internal grievance procedure providing for the prompt and equitable resolution of grievances. Any person, whether a member of the general public, an applicant for employment, or an employee who feels that he or she has been discriminated against or denied equal access to employment, programs, services, or activities offered or sponsored by GCCHD may submit a Service/Conduct Complaint Form to GCCHD.

For grievances related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please refer to the Gallatin County Human Resources Policy and ADA Complaint Form.