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Discrimination is Against the Law

Francis L Pinard OD PC, Newport Optical and Green Mountain Eye Care complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Francis L Pinard OD PC, Newport Optical and Green Mountain Eye Care does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

  • Francis L Pinard OD PC, Newport Optical and Green Mountain Eye Care : 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 and/or Information written in other languages

If you need these services, contact Mary Pinard.

If you believe that Francis L Pinard OD PC, Newport Optical and Green Mountain Eye Care 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: Mary Pinard, Office Manager 124 East Main St, Ste 1 Newport, VT 05855 Ph 802-334-2772, fax: 802-334-5667, email: pinardod@gmail.com You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Mary Pinard 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.

 

Proficiency of Language Assistance Services

French: Attention: Si vous parlez français, des services d’aide linguistique vous sont proposés gratuitement. Appelez le 1-800-368-1019 (ATS : 1-800537-7697)

Spanish: ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 1-800-368-1019 (TTY: 1-800-537-7697).

Chinese: 注意:如果您使用繁體中文,您可以免費獲得語言援助服務。請致電 1-800-368-1019(TTY:1- 800-537-7697)。

Vietnamese: CHÚ Ý: Nếu bạn nói Tiếng Việt, có các dịch vụ hỗ trợ ngôn ngữ miễn phí dành cho bạn. Gọi số 1-800-368-1019 (TTY: 1-800-537-7697).

Nepali: ध्यान �दनु होस:्तपाइ�ले नेपाल� बोल्नहन्छ भन तपाइ�को �निम्त भाषा सहायता सवाहरू �नःशल्क रूपमा उपलब्ध छ । फोन गनु होसर् ्1-800-368-1019 (�ट�टवाइ: 1-800-537-7697)

Serb-Croatian: OBAVJEŠTENJE: Ako govorite srpsko-hrvatski, usluge jezičke pomoći dostupne su vam besplatno. Nazovite 1-800-368-1019 (TTY- Telefon za osobe sa oštećenim govorom ili sluhom: 1- 800-537-7697)

German: ACHTUNG: Wenn Sie Deutsch sprechen, stehen Ihnen kostenlos sprachliche Hilfsdienstleistungen zur Verfügung. Rufnummer: 1-800-368-1019 (TTY: 1-800-537-7697

Italian: ATTENZIONE: In caso la lingua parlata sia l’italiano, sono disponibili servizi di assistenza linguistica gratuiti. Chiamare il numero 1-800-368-1019 (TTY: 1-800-537-7697

Arabic: ملحوظة: إذا كنت تتحدث اذكر اللغة، فإن خدمات المساعدة اللغویة تتوافر لك بالمجان. اتصل برقم 1-800-368-1019 رقم

(800-537-7697-1 :والبكم الصم ھ

Russian: ВНИМАНИЕ: Если вы говорите на русском языке, то вам доступны бесплатные услуги перевода. Звоните 1-800-368-1019 (телетайп: 1-800-537-7697)

Tagalog: PAUNAWA: Kung nagsasalita ka ng Tagalog, maaari kang gumamit ng mga serbisyo ng tulong sa wika nang walang bayad. Tumawag sa 1-800-368-1019 (TTY: 1-800-537-7697)

Portuguese: ATENÇÃO: Se fala português, encontram-se disponíveis serviços linguísticos, grátis. Ligue para 1-800-368-1019 (TTY: 1-800-537-7697)

Japanese: 注意事項:日本語を話される場合、無料の言語支援をご利用いただけます。1-800-368-1019(TTY:1-800-537-7697)まで、お電話にてご連絡ください。

Thai: เรียน: ถ้าคุณพูดภาษาไทยคุณสามารถใช้บริการช่วยเหลือทางภาษาได้ฟรี โทร 1-800-368-1019 (TTY: 1-800-537-7697)