Translation and TDD Services
If English is not your primary language, Winchester Hospital has interpreter and translation services available 24 hours a day.
We make every effort to provide you with an on-site interpreter to communicate with you using your primary language. On-site translation services through Cross Cultural Communication Systems, Inc. are available for the following languages: Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Bosnian (Serbo-Croatian), Cape Verdean Creole, Chinese, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Persian, Polish, Portugese (Continental and Brazilian), Punjabi, Pushto, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.
If it is not possible to provide you with an on-site interpreter, the Language Line is an approved telephonic interpreter service alternative. The service can be reached at 1-800-874-9426. The ID number for Winchester Hospital is 226161.
At Winchester Hospital, a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) is available for people who are deaf or hearing impaired. Winchester Hospital also offers American Sign Language interpreters through the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Please notify the Admitting Department or your nurse if you need these services.
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