In California, Language Remains A Big Barrier To Obtaining Care

In California, Language Remains A Big Barrier To Obtaining Care

When Margarita Ruiz takes her children to the doctor’s office, she has no choice but to trust that nurses and front desk staff are translating medical orders accurately. She doesn’t speak English and her children’s pediatrician speaks very little Spanish.

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