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Does UAB Hospital offer interpreter services?

Question:

Does UAB Hospital offer interpreter services?

Answer:

UAB Medicine provides free, in-person interpretation services for Spanish, American Sign Language, Chinese, Russian and Arabic. We also provide video remote interpretation in 20 languages. The UAB Medicine interpreter access line provides interpreter assistance via telephone for patients who want to make an appointment or have a question and can be reached by dialing 1-855-938-0669. You may also contact Guest Services by dialing 205-934-CARE (2273) or *55 from any hospital phone to request an interpreter or speak with a staff member for additional assistance.

UAB Medicine offers several forms of assistance for guests. You may reach UAB Guest Services, a Patient Advocate, or Patient and Guest Escort by dialing *55 from any hospital telephone (from outside the hospital, dial 205-934-2273) or ask any nurse or other staff member to make the call. We are here to make your visit with us as comfortable as possible and to provide exceptional service. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us during your stay. UAB Medicine is committed to meeting your needs.

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