Handout with information about quitlines and contact information for different language lines. In Amharic, Khmer, Spanish, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.
March 27, 2018 · PDF
This brochure in English, Amharic, Somali discusses what hookah smoking is, health risks, legality, and offers resources for more information.
June 29, 2016 · PDF
Notes from an August 2014 King County Somali Health Board discussion about hookah/shisha.
August 20, 2014 · PDF
Fact sheet about pertussis (whooping cough) in Burmese, Karen, Nepali, and English language.
May 16, 2012 · PDF
Handout that describes 5 ways that quitting smoking can help in cancer recovery. In Amharic, Khmer, Spanish, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.
January 2, 2012 · PDF
Handout with information about quitting smoking and the related motivations and benefits.
February 11, 2011 · PDF
A PowerPoint presentation comparing health risks of smoking cigarettes and smoking from a water-pipe.
January 5, 2011 · 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
Patient education about asthma, including information about irritants, symptoms and treatment.
August 7, 2009 · Article, 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
Please also see our Related Websites page for a selected list of websites related to the populations or topics covered on EthnoMed.
- Asian Smokers’ Quitline
The Asian Pacific Islander Coalition Against Tobacco (APICAT) is partnering with the California Smokers' Helpline to offer Asian-language Quitline services to Washington State. Telephone counseling services available in Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin), Korean, and Vietnamese languages.
- CDC's Information on Who should be Tested for TB
CDC guidance for patients considering TB testing, also available in Spanish.
- Hookah Smoking - King County
Information about hookah smoking from King County, Washington State. Includes a PDF Infographic.
- Information on Avian Influenza (Flu)
CDC information about avian influenza, available in English and Spanish.
- Minnesota Department of Health--TB Basics
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
- Puget Sound Clean Air Quality
Interactive Map of Puget Sound with location specific details regarding the air quality.
- Questions and Answers about TB - CDC
Questions and Answers About Tuberculosis (TB) was written to provide information on the diagnosis and treatment of TB infection and TB disease for persons who do not have a medical background.
- Quitting Smoking - Medline Plus
Information in multiple languages about smoking and quitting smoking.
- Smoking Quitline - Washington State
FAQ with information about the free WA Quit Line. The Quitline has materials tailored to pregnant women, American Indian and Alaska Native peoples, the LGBTQ community, and people supporting another person to quit; special materials for people who use smokeless tobacco; printed and web-based self-help materials in English and Spanish; and Quitline direct phone numbers for Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Korean, Vietnamese, Deaf and hard of hearing, and Spanish. The Quitline can connect to interpreter services in over 240 languages and dialects.
- Tobacco Quit Hotline
Main webpage for WA State Quitline, available in English and Spanish. Get one-on-one help quitting, including support and coping strategies, and referrals to resources and local cessation programs. Financial assistance may be available for prescription drugs prescribed for smoking cessation.
- Treatment for TB Disease - CDC
CDC description of treatment for Tuberculosis. TB disease, in English and Spanish.
- Treatment of Latent TB Infection (LTBI) - CDC
Description from the CDC of treatment of Latent TB Infection, in English and Spanish.
- Tuberculosis (TB) - CDC
Information on Tuberculosis provided by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.
- Tuberculosis - Seattle & King County Public Health
Basic TB facts in Chinese, Korean, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Provided by King County Public Health.
- Tuberculosis - WHO
World Health Organization's fact sheet on Tuberculosis. Available in Arabic. Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.
- Tuberculosis Elimination Program - Nashville Health Department
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.
- Tuberculosis Patient Education - Marshallese
TB education materials (including Marshallese radio segments and health information brochures) from the State of Hawaii, Department of Health Tuberculosis Control Program.
- Tuberculosis Patient Education Materials Series - CDC
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.