Important Policies

Notice of Privacy Practices Policy

The purpose of this policy is to notify an individual of the uses and disclosures of protected health information that will be statutorily made by Wahkiakum County Health & Human Services (WCHHS).

Below please find a link to the current policy.

WCHHS' Notice of Privacy Practices Policy effective 12/01/2020

Client Rights Policy

Wahkiakum County Health & Human Services (WCHHS) has a process in place to ensure that it complies with Federal and State laws such as the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. WCHHS communicates the enrollee rights to the enrollees. WCHHS has and follows a method of monitoring enrollee rights.  WCHHS ensures that its staff and contracted/affiliated providers consistently follow the State and Federal laws pertaining to enrollee rights.

For a full copy of these rights, please click the link below.

Wahkiakum County Health & Human Services' Client Rights Policy

Non Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of Wahkiakum County that no person shall on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (P.L. 100.259), be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any county program or activity. It is further the policy of Wahkiakum County that every effort will be made to ensure non-discrimination in al1 of its programs and activities, whether those programs are federa1ly funded or not.