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If you or your loved one is deaf or hard of hearing, or prefers to communicate in a language other than English, take advantage of Essentia Health’s free interpreter services.
Count on Essentia Health to provide experienced, professionally trained interpreters. That means you can feel confident that everything you and your health care team say is being relayed calmly, accurately, confidentially, and free of personal opinion or judgment.
Depending on your location and language, interpreter services may be available:
Interpreter services are available 24/7 and at no cost to you.
At Essentia Health locations in Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin, American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation may be provided by a member of the Essentia Health staff either in person or via video relay service. In addition, all world languages are available through our partners at Clarity Interpreting Services. This service can be used as a secondary provider for ASL if the Essentia Health interpreter is unavailable.
At Essentia Health locations in Central Minnesota, interpreter services are provided by our partners at LanguageLine Solutions and American Sign Language Interpreting Services.
At Essentia Health locations in Eastern North Dakota and Western Minnesota, in-person interpreters are available in Spanish, Kurdish, Arabic, Somali and several other world languages through our partners at Family HealthCare. Additional services are provided via LanguageLine Solutions and American Sign Language Interpreting Services.
For general questions or concerns, please call the interpreter services in your area: