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Notice of Nondiscrimination

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The New Mexico Department of Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. The New Mexico Department of Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

The New Mexico Department of Health:

Will provide 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)

Provide 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, ask for assistance at this location or contact the Office for Health Equity. If you believe that the New Mexico Department of Health 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:

  • Joaquin Baca, Health Equity Director
    Office of Health Equity, New Mexico Department of Health
    1190 S. St. Francis Drive, Suite S-4260
    Santa Fe, NM 87505

    Phone: 505-827-2358
    Fax: 505-827-2942

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal or by contacting them at:

  • US 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 from the Civil Rights Complain Forms page.

This notice is available in both English and Spanish.