January 18, 2008
Albany -- Health care providers and pharmacists can now offer their Spanish-speaking patients a better way to understand their prescriptions; and it's only a few clicks away.
The Southwest Public Health District is now providing English to Spanish translations to instruct patients how to take their medications correctly.
They say different cultural backgrounds can pose a problem in healthcare settings.
You can link to that English-to-Spanish prescription conversion chart through walb.com.
No pass code is required and it's free.
Web site: www.southwestgeorgiapublichealth.org
Scroll down to the Promotion heading and click on English to Spanish conversion chart.