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Rights of LEP Patients Explained, Again

Latino man speakingJust in case your colleagues are unclear about the rights of limited-English speakers to language services and your obligations under the law, here's a thorough video from the federal Department of Justice, Breaking Down the Language Barrier.

Available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese, the video runs through scenarios in medical, social service and law enforcement environments to demonstrate the right way and the wrong way to meet the needs of people with limited English. You'll find a concise summary of the law, with help in determining whether and how you're obliged to provide language services under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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Health Education Materials in Translation, at Your Fingertips
Choose from more than 4700 translated health education materials in the languages most commonly spoken in Minnesota. Quickly and easily download them to your computer if your organization is a member of the Exchange. Start here…