NYC Health + Hospitals offers free services to meet the unique communication needs of patients and families who may be deaf or hard of hearing. Services include sign language interpreting services, closed captioning on TV’s, TTY equipment and other assistive listening devices.
In addition, Deaf and Hard of Hearing patients at NYC Health + Hospitals have free access to the following additional services:
If you or your family member needs these services, let our staff or Patient Relations department know as soon as you enter one of our facilities. We’re here to help you communicate your health care needs!
NYC Health + Hospitals provides services for deaf and hard of hearing patients at all our hospitals and neighborhood health centers. We have full wellness teams in every borough with extended hours that fit your busy schedule, dedicated to serving you and your family from the very first visit. Learn more about our extended hours.