Language Assistance

We offer complimentary language assistance services.
Please ask if you would like a translator.

SPANISH: ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingü.stica.
 

Cardiovascular Institute of the South complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Cardiovascular Institute of the South does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

CARDIOVASCULAR INSTITUTE OF THE SOUTH:

  • 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 YOUR AREA'S REGIONAL MANAGER AT THE OFFICE OF CIVIL RIGHTS.

If you believe that Cardiovascular Institute of the South 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:

LOUISIANA
Marisa Smith, Regional Manager
Office of Civil Rights 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
1301 Young Street, Suite 1169 | Dallas, TX 75202

​MISSISSIPPI
Timothy Noonan, Regional Manager
Office of Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center, Suite 16T70
61 Forsyth Street, S.W. | Atlanta, GA 30303-8909

Customer Response Center: (800) 368-1019
Fax: (202) 619-3818
TDD: (800) 537-7697
Email: ocrmail@hhs.gov


You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, your area's Regional Manager at the Office of Civil Rights 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.