A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital announces it’s received recognition from a national organization dedicated to civil rights for the gay community. According to a news release the hospital received the “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” designation by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

The foundation creates a Healthcare Equality Index which ranks hospitals on policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of their LGBTQ patients, visitors and employees. Fox was one of over 300 hospitals to achieve a perfect score on the index.