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Nurse and child Communicating

LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE

For patients who speak a language other than English, Amoskeag Health offers language assistance free of charge. Please call 603-626-9500.
For patients who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired, TTY assistance is available. Please call 711 or 1-800-735-2964.

We believe that everyone has the right to communicate in their own language. At Amoskeag Health, we do our best to make sure that our staff and patients have the ability to talk to one another, even if they speak different languages.

We Can Help

Amoskeag Health provides high quality, professional language assistance to patients through:

  • Staff Interpreters

  • Video Remote Interpreting (VRI)

  • Over the phone interpreter services that are available for patients during appointments

 

If you need an interpreter for your next appointment, please call 603-626-9500.

 

Staff interpreters may be available in the following languages:

  • Spanish

  • Portuguese

  • Nepali

  • Arabic

  • Bosnian

  • Vietnamese

  • Somali

  • French

  • Swahili

  • Maay Maay

 

We also contract with selected agencies to provide face-to-face Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) and over the phone interpreter services in locations where we do not have staff interpreters available.

Nurse and child patient sign language photo
Language Interpretation & Translation

Amoskeag Health serves Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing patients through:

• Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) certified sign language interpreters

• Written communication and visual aids (Patient Portal online access)

• Adaptive electronic equipment such as Video Remote Interpreters 

Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing Communication Services
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