Nondiscrimination

NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. ECMCC does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, victims of domestic violence, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or sex.

Erie County Medical Center Corporation:

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 believe that ECMCC has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, victims of domestic violence, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with:

Cindy Bass, Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Erie County Medical Center Corporation
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, NY 14215
(716)898-3580 office
cbass@ecmc.edu

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Cindy Bass, 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, D.C. 20201 1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD) Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.

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