Notice of Nondiscrimination

As a recipient of Federal financial  assistance and a local government agency, Sentara Healthcare does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, culture, color, religion, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin or any disability or handicap or source of payment in admission or access to, or treatment or employment under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Sentara Healthcare directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which Sentara Healthcare 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, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to these statutes at Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 80, 84, and 91, and 28 CFR Part 35.

Sentara Healthcare has adopted an internal grievance procedure providing for the prompt and equitable resolution of grievances alleging any action prohibited by Section 504 and Title III of the ADA, or the Federal regulations implementing these laws.