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ADA & Section 504

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT

Salt Lake County believes in, supports and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended and Sections 503 & 504 of the Rehabilitation  Act of 1973, as amended in providing individuals with disabilities equal access to employment opportunities and the services, programs and activities the County offers. Members of the general public may seek assistance from any County employee in contacting the Human Resources Division or the ADA/504 Program Coordinator.

The ADA and Sections 503 & 504, are national laws that protect qualified individuals from discrimination based upon their disability.  Title II of the ADA cover “public entities” like Salt Lake County.  “Public entities” include any state or local government and any of its departments, divisions or agencies.  All activities, services and programs are covered under this act including council meetings, police and court services, libraries, health services and employment.

The ADA/504 Program Coordinator is available to ensure compliance with the physical and program accessibility requirements of the ADA.  Please call 385.468.0584 with any questions.