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Natividad Hospital Overcomes Communication Barrier With Indigenous Language Speakers

Agricultural irrigation, Salinas Valley, California, USA
Agricultural irrigation, Salinas Valley, California, USA

Many of the new farmworkers in California’s Salinas Valley are indigenous. They speak dozens of languages and often, no Spanish at all. One hospital in the Salinas Valley is figuring out how to provide services in languages like Mixteca, Zapoteca and Triqui. Reporter Lisa Morehouse has this story.

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