Special Communication Needs

Foreign Language Interpreters

Language interpreters are available to assist you in communicating with hospital staff at no cost to you. If you require a language interpreter, please ask the admitting representative or your nurse to call the Care Coordination Office at 202-877-1642 to request a language interpreter. Your family or friends may be used as interpreters only at your request.

Sign-Language Interpreters

Registered sign-language interpreters can assist you in communicating with your health care team. If you require an interpreter, ask the Admitting representative or your nurse to Care Coordination Office at 202-877-1643 to make arrangements.