These instructional videos were created to help explain the viral swab procedure to patients presenting with coronavirus symptoms at Harborview Medical Center.
June 16, 2021 · PDF, Video
A collection of local and national videos providing information about COVID-19 vaccines in multiple languages.
March 24, 2021 · Article, Video
Medical interpreters share their experiences receiving COVID-19 vaccine, acknowledging community concerns and talking about common side effects.
February 8, 2021 · Video
Public service announcement in Vietnamese (with English subtitles) that includes basic tips for helping slow the spread of COVID-19.
May 27, 2020 · Video
Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019 – PDF Poster: Khmer – web | print See also CDC print materials for this […]
April 10, 2020 · PDF
Written and audio information developed as an announcements about what to do in the event of cold or flu symptoms during the Covid-19 pandemic, in the context of inter-generational household and in King County.
April 9, 2020 · Audio, PDF
A collection of local and national online information resources regarding COVID-19, including links to translated materials.
March 16, 2020 · Article
This conversation with advocate Solomon Berhe was created to promote awareness and prevent HIV/AIDS in the Seattle Ethiopian community.
May 10, 2019 · Video
Information and videos about the Swine Flu that could be used in a clinic waiting room or public setting. Translated into various languages.
August 25, 2017 · Article, Video
Pamphlet created by International Community Health Services about hepatitis B which is tailored for Ethiopian patients and presented in a photo novela style.
February 6, 2017 · PDF
Polio Vaccine Information Statements with an audio component in multiple languages, produced by the 24 Languages Project.
January 25, 2017 · Audio, PDF
Videos about the importance of Hepatitis B testing in the Chinese community. In Cantonese and Mandarin.
December 2, 2014 · Video
A short 12 minute film in Urdu to help increase awareness and understanding of hepatitis B and C among the Pakistani community in East London.
August 26, 2014 · Video
Fact sheet about pertussis (whooping cough) in Burmese, Karen, Nepali, and English language.
May 16, 2012 · PDF
YouTube video with information about Hepatitis B and the importance for Cambodians to better understand what it is, how it's spread, the blood test and vaccinations.
October 24, 2011 · Video
Table grid with information about Hepatitis A, B, C, D and E - in English, Khmer and Vietnamese.
October 12, 2011 · PDF
A patient education pamphlet about the importance of being tested for Hepatitis B. English/Vietnamese
October 12, 2011 · PDF
Depicts 4 generations of a Vietnamese American family celebrating cultural traditions and the birth of a great-grandchild, while learning about the impact and prevention of Hepatitis B as an elder family member becomes ill.
October 12, 2011 · Video
These patient education materials provide information for Cambodians about hepatitis B, including how it is spread, the importance of testing and vaccination.
December 31, 2010 · PDF
HIB Vaccine Information Statements with an audio component in multiple languages, produced by the 24 Languages Project.
January 26, 2010 · Audio, PDF
This audio-based education tool can be used to introduce the topic of TB, prior to even beginning to discuss the need for PPD skin testing or at any step in the TB evaluation process (it can be used after a PPD is determined to be positive, after the x-ray has been performed, before INH has been recommended, or during INH TLTBI to reinforce the rationale for taking treatment for LTBI).
September 3, 2009 · Audio, PDF
SARS Fact Sheet about sudden/severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Published on EthnoMed with permission from Public Health Seattle & King County.
April 4, 2009 · PDF
A 20 page pamphlet about Hepatitis B with basic information about symptoms, vaccination and testing. Available in Traditional Chinese/English.
December 1, 2006 · PDF
An 11-page color brochure about hepatitis B that is culturally tailored to the Chinese community.
December 1, 2005 · PDF
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Collection of patient education materials about Tuberculosis. Includes translated materials in Spanish, Tagalog and Vietnamese. Also includes a medication tracker.
CDC guidance for patients considering TB testing, also available in Spanish.
MAGNUS language services has produced a 1-page Vaccine Flyer in 35 languages. It provides basic information and visuals about vaccines. MAGNUS also has translated this flyer on the Ebola virus in multiple languages.
Offer a variety of flu resources in multiple languages.
Available in English, Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Somali, Tagalog, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.
Medline Plus offers information about the Swine Flu - including patient education materials in Spanish.
A conversation of Mr. Assaye Abunie, Director of MMRTI in Seattle, with Kenyan Singer Penzi Amani and HIV positive activist, Mr. Solomon Berhe to promote and raise awareness about HIV / AIDS.
A 2010 Seattle Times article about efforts in the Seattle area to help African immigrants learn to talk openly about HIV/AIDS. The article includes information about a trend toward higher rates of disease in African immigrant women compared to African immigrant males.
Information about Hepatitis B symptoms, spreading, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and vaccine. Available in these languages: Burmese, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Somali, Vietnamese
CDC provides Covid-19, seasonal flu and hepatitis B information in languages common among the refugee communities in the US.
Vaccines required for child care, preschool, and school attendance in Washington state.
CDC information about avian influenza, available in English and Spanish.
Public Health – Seattle and King County provides information about measles and vaccination, including information about the MMR vaccine and autism. Some information available in Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, Hindi, Khmer, Korean, Marshallese, Nepali, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.
The TB Basics page will lead to Fact Sheets, Videos, Posters and Other Resources Most of their Fact Sheets are available in: English, Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, French, Hmong, Karen, Khmer, Laotian, Nepali, Oromo, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tibetan, Vietnamese
MMRTI in partnership with, CMCH and Lifelong invited East African leaders, health professionals and advocates to commemorate the 2014 WORLDS AIDS on December 1, 2014 at Multimedia Resources and Training Institute (MMRTI).
Currently available in English, Spanish and Russian, this 6th edition (2009, 54 pages, PDF) of “Plain Talk” provides parents with accurate information about immunizations and the diseases they prevent, benefits and risks and vaccine safety and effectiveness. It also includes current updated statistics, and questions about delaying immunizations.
Targeting readers of all ages, this story tells the tale of a family's experience with the 1918 influenza pandemic. It also explains what to expect in a severe pandemic and offers tips to help households prepare. The comic book is available online in PDF format in 23 languages, and free hard copies are available to order.
From Public Health - Seattle & King County, an index page for finding materials on many topics organized by language.
Project of the New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center, Univ of New Mexico School of Medicine. This site provides current information on HIV and AIDS treatment and prevention in English and ten other languages (Spanish, Russian, Bulgarian, Indonesian, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu).
CDC description of treatment for Tuberculosis. TB disease, in English and Spanish.
Description from the CDC of treatment of Latent TB Infection, in English and Spanish.
Information on Tuberculosis provided by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.
Basic TB facts in Chinese, Korean, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Provided by King County Public Health.
World Health Organization's fact sheet on Tuberculosis. Available in Arabic. Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.
The purpose of the Tuberculosis (TB) Elimination Program is to reduce and, ultimately, eliminate TB in Nashville. Includes some patient education resources in Burmese and Nepali.
TB education materials (including Marshallese radio segments and health information brochures) from the State of Hawaii, Department of Health Tuberculosis Control Program.
CDC patient education materials series covers six topics —TB disease, TB infection, tuberculin skin testing, TB contact investigation, TB and HIV coinfection, and TB medicine. The materials are in English (low literacy), Spanish with English translation, Tagalog with English translation, and Vietnamese with English translation.
Maslaha works with South Asian communities in the UK on hepatitis B and C, to help counter practical problems with lack of awareness, low testing and treatment rates, linguistic issues between spoken Urdu and biomedical language, stigma etc. This 12 minute film can be used in patient waiting rooms, during appointments, as a training tool for medical staff, as well as by community organisations and mosques. Additional resources also provided.
The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) works to increase immunization rates and prevent disease by creating and distributing educational materials for health professionals and the public that enhance the delivery of safe and effective immunization services. They have Vaccine Information Statements in 40 languages.
MAGNUS language services has produced a 1-page Vaccine Flyer in 35 languages. It provides basic information and visuals about vaccines. This flyer is about Zika and is available in multiple languages.