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Non-Discrimination

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

Altru Health System:

  • 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 Altru Health System at 701.780.5000 

If you believe that Altru Health System 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: Altru’s Patient Representatives; Terry Watne (701.780.1909, twatne@altru.org) or Rebecca Stadem (701.780.6430, rstadem@altru.org), PO Box 6002, Grand Forks, ND 58206, Fax: 701.780.1942. You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Terry Watne and Rebecca Stadem are 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, DC 20201

1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD) 

Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.


Interpreter Services

ATTENTION:  language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 1-800-732-4277


ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 1-800-732-4277.


ACHTUNG: Wenn Sie Deutsch sprechen, stehen Ihnen kostenlos sprachliche Hilfsdienstleistungen zur Verfügung. Rufnummer: 1-800-732-4277.


LUS CEEV: Yog tias koj hais lus Hmoob, cov kev pab txog lus, muaj kev pab dawb rau koj. Hu rau 1-800-732-4277.


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 1-800-732-4277


XIYYEEFFANNAA: Afaan dubbattu Oroomiffa, tajaajila gargaarsa afaanii, kanfaltiidhaan ala, ni argama. Bilbilaa 1-800-732-4277


CHÚ Ý: Nếu bạn nói Tiếng Việt, có các dịch vụ hỗ trợ ngôn ngữ miễn phí dành cho bạn. Gọi số 1-800-732-4277


ICITONDERWA: Nimba uvuga Ikirundi, uzohabwa serivisi zo gufasha mu ndimi, ku buntu. Woterefona 1-800-732-4277


تنبيه: إذا كنت تتكلم العربية، وخدمات المساعدة اللغوية، مجانا، تتوفر لك. دعوة 1-800-732-4277


 KUMBUKA: Ikiwa unazungumza Kiswahili, unaweza kupata, huduma za lugha, bila malipo. Piga simu 1-800-732-4277.


 ВНИМАНИЕ: Если вы говорите на русском языке, то вам доступны бесплатные услуги перевода. Звоните 1-800-732-4277.


 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。1-800-732-4277. まで、お電話にてご連絡ください。


 ध्यान दनुहोस:् तपाइले नेपाल बोल्नहन्छ भन तपाइको ननम्त भाषा सहायता सवाहरू नःशल्क रूपमा उपलब्ध छ । फोन गनुहोसर ् 1-800-732-4277.


 ATTENTION : Si vous parlez français, des services d'aide linguistique vous sont proposés gratuitement. Appelez le 1-800-732-4277.


 주의: 한국어를 사용하시는 경우, 언어 지원 서비스를 무료로 이용하실 수 있습니다. 1-800-732-4277. 번으로 전화해 주십시오.


PAUNAWA: Kung nagsasalita ka ng Tagalog, maaari kang gumamit ng mga serbisyo ng tulong sa wika nang walang bayad. Tumawag sa 1-800-732-4277.


MERK: Hvis du snakker norsk, er gratis språkassistansetjenester tilgjengelige for deg. Ring 1-800-732-4277.


KA DIGTOONOW: Haddii aad ku hadasho adeegyada kaalmada luqadda, oo lacag la'aan ah Soomaaliya,, waxaa laga heli karaa in aad. 1-800-732-4277.

Non-Discrimination and Interpreter Services