Interpretive Language Services

Interpreter Services Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

Interpreter Services - Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance  To ensure effective communication with patients and their companions who are deaf or hard of hearing, this hospital provides sign language interpreting services, text telephones (TTYs) and other aids and services to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing.  These services are provided by the hospital free of charge.  Please ask your nurse or other Facility personnel for assistance.

Interpreter/Sign Language Services & Assistive Devices (TTY/TTD) 
Interpreter/Sign Language Services and Assistive Devices such as Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TTY/TTD) are available for persons who are non-English speaking, deaf or hard-of-hearing, and/or blind. These services are at no cost to you.

The Baptist Health System welcomes all patients with disabilities. This hospital is in compliance with the American Disabilities Act and will provide auxiliary aids and services to patients with disabilities, including American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter services for patients with hearing disabilities to ensure effective communication. When a patient requires an ASL interpreter, the hospital will provide a qualified ASL interpreter who can interpret medical terms free of charge to the patient.

Patients, family members and visitors requiring special accommodations, including providing auxiliary aids and services for non-English speaking, deaf or hard-of-hearing, and/or blind persons should contact their nurse for assistance or our ADA Representative at (210) 297-8264 or by email address at mdlopez1@baptisthealthsystem.com.