The Town of Chilhowie Fire Department maintains the privacy of certain confidential health care information about you, known as Protected Health Information or PHI. We are required to protect your information and provide you with this Notice of Privacy.
This notice outlines our responsibilities and privacy practices with respect to your PHI. It also informs you how we are permitted to use and disclose PHI about you, how you can access and copy that information, how to request and amendment of the information and how you may restrict the use and disclosure of your PHI.
The Town of Chilhowie Fire Department is also required to abide by the terms of the notice currently in effect. We may use the information as described in this notice without your permission, but there are some situations where we may use it only after we obtain your written authorization, as required to do so by law.
We respect your privacy and treat all information about our patients with care under strict policies of confidentiality that all of our staff is committed to follow at all times.
A full copy of our Privacy Notice is available to you at the Chilhowie Town Hall and the Fire Department. Upon request, we will also forward this notice by mail.
If you have any questions or if you wish to file a complaint or exercise any rights listed in this NOTICE, please contact: