Non Discrimination Policy
As a recipient of Federal financial assistance, Harrison County Community Hospital does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Harrison County Community Hospital directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which Harrison County Community Hospital arranges to carry out its programs and activities.
This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to these statutes at Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 80, 84, and 91.
Harrison County community Hospital does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, sex or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment. No person shall be excluded from participation in, or be denied benefits of any service or be subjected to discrimination because of race, color, nationality, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.
In case of questions, please contact:
Provider Name: Harrison County Community Hospital
Section 504 Coordinator: Laura Squires, MSW, LCSW, Director Social Services
Telephone number: 660-425-2211
TDD or State Relay number: 711
It is the policy of Harrison County Community Hospital to admit and treat all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, sex, age or religious creed. Admission requirements and assignment of hospital facilities are the same for all persons. There are no distinctions in eligibility for receiving any patient care services. Hospital facilities are available to all persons and visitors. Individuals and organizations having occasion to refer patients for admission or recommend Harrison County Community Hospital are advised to do so within the hospital’s policy to provide quality health care to all persons.
The Admissions Office is located in the main lobby of the hospital. Admissions are also performed in the Emergency Department as well as at the Inpatient nurses station. Patients or their immediate family members are requested to provide patient demographic and any applicable insurance information at the time of admission. Information regarding patient’s ethnicity, sex, marital status as well as their employment is obtained. Staff will also inquire as to the presence of an Advance Directive including a Living Will or Durable Power of Attorney.
After the patient signs a consent form for admission to the hospital and for medical treatment, an identification bracelet with admission number and patient name will be placed on each patient’s wrist.