Privacy Practices

The notice below describes how personal and medical information about you may be used and disclosed, and how you can get access to this information.

You have a right to ask for a copy or print a copy at any time. Please review the information carefully.

Privacy Practices

For More Information

If you want to exercise your rights under this notice, or file a complaint, you may call or write to the Privacy Contact at the number or address below. If your request to us must be in writing, we can help you prepare your written request.

Laura Laisure RN, MS, Public Health Nurse and Privacy Contact
Grand Traverse County Health Department
2600 LaFranier Road
Traverse City, MI 49686
Phone: 231-995-6142

Complaints to the Federal Government

If you believe that your privacy rights have been violated, you have the right to file a complaint with the federal government at the address below. We will not retaliate against you for filing a complaint with the Health Department or the federal government.

Region V, Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
233 N Michigan Avenue
Suite 240
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 312-886-2359
Fax: 312-886-1807
TDD: 312-353-5693

The notice was published and became effective on April 14, 2003. It was revised/updated on September 11, 2013.