Language Access Testimony from Oregon HB 2935 (2019)











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Not knowing English should not be held against them – many know some English and many other languages, just not medical terminology.

Translation on the bottle is the safest place

Inadequate amount of treatment/ wrong dose

Other methods like color coding meds are unsafe.

30 years of technology…ask ourselves why?

Iraqi refugee managing asthma inhalers for 5 kids

Multiple dosages hard to differentiate.

A young mother afraid to give her newborn the wrong medication