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
Resources and information about emergency preparedness, disaster planning, and other emergency public health alerts.
May 17, 2019 · Article
Extreme Winter Weather Risks
Resources that provide translated information about health risks due to extreme winter weather conditions.
January 5, 2011 · Article
Understanding Colon Cancer
Video about colon cancer by ECHO Minnesota to help people understand this colorectal cancer.In English, Hmong, Khmer, Lao, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese.
April 5, 2010 · Video
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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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.
A centralized location to find current information about Asian Pacific Islander (API ) health status and issues affecting API health.
Flood safety video in multiple languages: English, Amharic, Arabic, Cantonese, French, Hmong, Khmer (Cambodian), Mandarin, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrinya, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
A multi-service organization serving all the different Asian Pacific American communities - immigrants, refugees and American born - in the Pacific Northwest. A community resource for culturally appropriate mental health care, services for the elderly, hot meal programs for seniors, community referrals, assistance with obtaining aid, job services, translation, help with medical and legal matters, and many other services.
Medline Plus offers a variety of flu resources in multiple languages.
Health information, available in several different languages, from the Department of Human Services, Australia.
The mission of the Wausau Area Hmong Mutual Association (WAHMA) is to lead Southeast Asian families towards social stability, educational opportunities, economic self-sufficiency and community integration.
HACO aims to empower and support Hmong youths, adults, and families to become successful through education, advocacy, and civic engagement. HACO works to preserve, and promote the Hmong cultural heritage, including language, dance, music, and other valued practices through classes, events, and other programs. HACO strives to build a sense of solidarity and friendship among Hmong individuals, families, community, and interest groups through various activities of common interest.
Bridging and reaching out to the Hmong Community, the community and nation wide community.
The Hmong people are an underrepresented minority group within Southeast Asian countries and H.A.W’s mission is to serve the Hmong community in the greater Seattle area.
Seattle Center Festál presents Hmong New Year Celebration in partnership with Hmong Association of Washington (HAW). The festival celebrates the end of the harvest season with intricate clothing, dance, food, and more.
This comprehensive website posts original content and links to outside sources of bilingual health information (Hmong and English). Categories of dozens of health conditions and topics include family health, healthy living, traditional healing, talking with health providers, and more.
Fact sheets from the Seattle Fire Department with information about Basic Home Fire Safety in a number of languages: English, Tigrinya, Amharic, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Burmese, Hmong, Ukranian, Russian, Nepali, Lao, Thai, Cambodian.
Provide support for the elderly and adults in the greater Seattle Asian community by offering a comprehensive range of health, social and educational services sensitive to their cultural, linguistic and dietary needs. Initially began with nursing home services, but have expanded to include many services benefiting elderly.
A compilation of archived health materials available in Cambodian, Chinese, Hmong, Korean, Laotion, Thai, Vietnamese languages. A joint initiative between Tufts University Health Sciences Library and the South Cove Community Health Center.
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.