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Language Assistance

Language AssistanceFree interpreter services are available for all patients who need them, regardless of ability to pay. The following services are provided

  • Bilingual staff and telephonic interpreter services.

  • Video remote interpreting system for sign language interpretation.

  • Monitoring language service provision throughout the hospital.

  • Responding to issues concerning language service.


Please notify your nurse or doctor if you require interpretation servicesYou can also contact  (718) 250-8000 and ask for an interpreter. 

Interpreters are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.