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Interpreter Language Services

Interpreter Services Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

To ensure effective communication with patients and their companions who are non-English speaking or speak Limited English, are deaf or hard-of-hearing, and/or are blind or vision impaired, this hospital provides interpreter services, sign language interpreting services, text telephones (TTY), and other aids and services.

These services are provided by the hospital free of charge.  For assistance, please ask your nurse or other hospital personnel.

We welcome all patients with disabilities. It is in compliance with the American Disabilities Act and will provide auxiliary aids and services to patients with disabilities, including American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter services for patients with hearing disabilities to ensure effective communication.  When a patient requires an ASL interpreter, the hospital will provide a qualified ASL interpreter who can interpret medical terms free of charge to the patient.

If you need these services, contact North Shore Medical Center’s ADA Coordinator at 305-694-3603


Hispanic and Creole Interpretation Services

If you need help with language interpretation, we offer coordinators who speak Spanish and Creole at North Shore Medical Center. Our Spanish and Creole speaking coordinators can provide assistance before and during your hospital stay. Please call 305-835-6000 and ask to speak with a nurse translator.