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Interpretive Services

Read this information in Spanish in our Español section 

At Central Washington Hospital, we believe you have the right to receive information and participate in the planning of your care in a language you can understand. If you or a family member has a special communication need, such as interpretive services, TDD services or telephone amplifiers, please tell a Central Washington Hospital employee.  

  • Local, state-certified medical interpreters are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide Spanish, Russian, and American Sign Language (ASL) interpretive services using of computers with web cameras.  
  • On-site interpreters are available between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. They can be at the hospital within 15 minutes. 
  • Telephone interpreters are available for more than 175 languages. 
  • Most written documents that are given to patients are available in Spanish, including consent forms and education about your medical care.