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The following resources are available for download. We encourage you to share them with clients, add to your toolkits and resource pages, or otherwise share them with your communities. If you are interested in learning more about these materials or our Public Health Education programs, please contact our education team:

Western Washington: Alex Sirotzki at asirotzki@wapc.org
Central and Eastern Washington: Justin Mauger at jmauger@wapc.org

Refugee/Limited English Proficiency Health Literacy Document

 

For people who are newly arrived to the US, navigating the health care system and finding appropriate resources for health care can be challenging.  The Washington Poison Center recognizes the need for health literacy materials in diverse languages to assist people who have limited English proficiency navigate a complex health care system.

With this in mind, and after extensive interviews with community partners who serve limited English proficiency populations, our education team developed a half-page handout to inform people about where to get their health care needs met- that may be calling 911, 988, the Washington Poison Center, going to their primary care doctor, urgent care or the hospital emergency room.  In the files below, you can find this translated brochure in English as well as 20+ languages.  Please feel free to download, print and distribute them.  If you have questions, comments or would like to share your experience using this document, please reach out to jmauger@wapc.org.

English
Amharic
Arabic
Burmese – Stay tuned! Currently under cultural review
Chinese (simplified)
Chinese (traditional)
Chuukese – Stay tuned! Currently under cultural review
Dari
Farsi
French-African
Karen – Stay tuned! Currently under cultural review
Kinyarwandan
Korean
Marshallese
Nepali
Pashto
Russian
Somali
Spanish
Swahili
Tagalog
Tigrinya
Ukrainian
Vietnamese

 

Poison Safety Checklist

 

These potentially harmful items in your home need to be used and stored safely. Keep them out of sight and out of reach of children. If possible, lock them up.

Download in different languages by clicking on the links below
English
Spanish
Korean
Chinese (simplified)
Vietnamese
Russian
Ukrainian
Amharic
Somali
Tigrinya
Tagalog
Dari

 

Fast Facts for Teens

 

This simple resource for teens describes how they can turn to us for help. We developed this material after reviewing our calls from teens & determining their main concerns. We focused on our confidentiality and the many reasons why a teen can call us.