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FIT Instructional Videos

These videos in Cantonese, Somali and Vietnamese demonstrate how to properly use a FIT kit to collect a stool sample for colon cancer screening.

September 29, 2021 · Video


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Viral Swab Instructional Videos

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


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Puget Sound Immigrant and Refugee Resource Organizations

List of Puget Sound organizations that provide resources for local immigrant and refugee populations.

March 4, 2020 · Article


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Facts About Cervical Cancer

Facts and FAQ handout in Chinese/English and Japanese/English about Cervical Cancer.

October 18, 2019 · PDF


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Emergency Preparedness

Resources and information about emergency preparedness, disaster planning, and other emergency public health alerts.

May 17, 2019 · Article


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Poor Air Quality in Puget Sound: Information and Resource Links

Information about what to do when there is poor air quality, along with Puget Sound community resource links.

August 27, 2018 · Article, PDF


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Colonoscopy: How to prepare with Osmo Prep

UW Medicine’s Digestive Health Center has created a handout with step-by-step instructions to follow before a colonoscopy when using Osmo Prep solution.

March 20, 2018 · Article


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Swine Flu (H1N1)

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


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Colonoscopy Test Preparation with GoLytely

UW Medicine's Digestive Health Center has created two handouts to guide patients who are taking GoLytely to prepare for a colonoscopy.

March 2, 2017 · Article


Brainman Pain Management Resources

Brainman's video gives people who experience chronic pain access to a self-management tool that will help them manage the impacts of chronic pain on their functioning, emotions and interpersonal relationships.

December 19, 2016 · Article


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Healthy Meal Planning – Reach Coalition

The Reach Coalition is a public health effort funded by CDC to reduce diabetes health disparities experienced by communities of color.

April 27, 2016 · PDF


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Exercise and Physical Activity. What do Immigrants Need to Know?

Geared to an ESL audience, this pamphlet is about the importance of physical activity, how much is recommended, types of activities and benefits.

March 10, 2016 · PDF


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Colonoscopy: How to prepare with MoviPrep

UW Medicine's Digestive Health Center has created a handout with step-by-step instructions to follow before a colonoscopy when using MoviPrep solution.

March 15, 2015 · Article


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Best Investment – Hepatitis B Testing

Videos about the importance of Hepatitis B testing in the Chinese community. In Cantonese and Mandarin.

December 2, 2014 · Video


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Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attack in Women

PDF with pictures and simple text about the signs and symptoms of heart attack in women. Available in multiple languages.

September 25, 2012 · PDF


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Extreme Winter Weather Risks

Resources that provide translated information about health risks due to extreme winter weather conditions.

January 5, 2011 · Article


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HIB Vaccine Information Statements

HIB Vaccine Information Statements with an audio component in multiple languages, produced by the 24 Languages Project.

January 26, 2010 · Audio, PDF


Being a Winner in Life

Educational video in Cantonese with English subtitles designed to increase colorectal cancer screening and promote the fecal occult blood test.

December 18, 2009 · Video


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Abdominal Ultrasound

One page instruction sheet about preparing for abdominal ultrasound, translated into 8 languages.

September 24, 2009 · PDF


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Upper Gastrointestinal Instructions

Instruction sheets for patients about how to prepare after midnight and on the morning before a scheduled upper gastrointestinal examination.

September 24, 2009 · PDF


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CT Scan

Patient instructions for preparing for a CT scan including abdominal scan needing oral contrast solution.

September 24, 2009 · PDF


Pelvic Ultrasound

Information sheet for patients describing ultrasound and filling the bladder to prepare for a pelvic ultrasound procedure.

September 24, 2009


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Mammogram Instructions

Guidelines for patients about mammogram procedures and doing self-exams. In Amharic, Chinese, English, Khmer, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Tirgrinya and Vietnamese.

September 24, 2009 · PDF


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Pap Test – An Important Step in Women’s Health

A PDF slideshow in Chinese and English about importance of cervical cancer screening for Chinese women.

August 17, 2009 · PDF


A New Pathway to Women’s Health

Video about cervical cancer and the importance of pap testing. In Cantonese with English subtitles.

August 17, 2009 · PDF, Video


Pap Testing: A New Step on the Path to Women’s Health

A 6 page Chinese/English patient education pamphlet on pap testing.

August 17, 2009 · PDF


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Cancer Survivorship

Cancer survivorship statement available in multiple langauges, along with a colon cancer survivor story in Vietnamese.

August 17, 2009 · PDF, Video


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Mammogram Pamphlet

An educational pamphlet about breast cancer and the importance of mammograms, in Chinese and Vietnamese.

August 17, 2009 · PDF


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Fecal Occult Blood Test Poster

Poster in Chinese, English and Vietnamese displays patient instructions for the Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT).

August 12, 2009 · PDF


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Colorectal Testing Can Save Your Life

Pamphlet in Chinese/English and Vietnamese/English, with Q&A and facts about colon cancer and the importance of screening.

August 12, 2009 · PDF


Excretory Urogram (IVP)

Instructions for patients how to prepare beginning the night before they are scheduled for an excretory urogram procedure.

August 11, 2009 · PDF


Stool Sample Collection Instructions

Instructions for a fecal occult blood test (FOBT) in Amharic, Chinese, English, Khmer, Korean, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.

July 1, 2008 · PDF


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Hepatitis B: What Do Immigrants Need to Know?

A 20 page pamphlet about Hepatitis B with basic information about symptoms, vaccination and testing. Available in Traditional Chinese/English.

December 1, 2006 · PDF


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Investing in Your Health: Protect Yourself from Getting Hepatitis B

An 11-page color brochure about hepatitis B that is culturally tailored to the Chinese community.

December 1, 2005 · PDF