Language barriers can be stressful, but when emergencies arise, it is crucial to be able to communicate quickly and effectively. During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, organizations across the country have experienced an increased need for language access to serve the language needs of Limited English Proficient (LEP) and Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities. As a leading provider of interpretation and translation services nationwide, Telelanguage knows the importance of caring and professional language support.
In addition to providing No Contract Language Services to support organizations in meeting the moment for LEP populations, Telelanguage also offers free support materials to help organizations work with interpreters and LEP populations.
Free COVID-19 Language Resources Available from Telelanguage
In order to help support organizations in serving their communities, Telelanguage is offering COVID-19 Prevention and Safety Tips for free. these support materials are available for free in Spanish, Mandarin, Vietnamese, and Arabic. Support resources are available in poster-size or 3×5 cards.
Free COVID-19 Language Resources in Spanish
The United States has the second-highest concentration of Spanish speakers in the world, after Mexico. Roughly 53 million people, 41 million native Spanish speakers, and approximately 11.6 million bilingual Spanish speakers live in the United States. There are more people speaking Spanish in the U.S. than Spain (47 million speakers) and Colombia (48 million speakers). By 2050, the United States is expected to have 138 million Spanish speakers, making it the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world.
Order Free: Spanish COVID-19 Prevention Tips Poster
Order Free: Spanish COVID-19 Prevention Tip 3×5 Card
Free COVID-19 Language Resources in Mandarin
The population of Chinese immigrants in the United States reached nearly 2.5 million in 2018, accounting for 5.5 percent of the overall foreign-born population. In 2018, about 58 percent of Chinese immigrants ages 5 and over reported having limited English proficiency, and approximately 11 percent of Chinese immigrants spoke only English at home. China is also the main source of foreign students enrolled in U.S. higher education.
Order Free: Mandarin COVID-19 Prevention Tips Poster
Order Free: Mandarin COVID-19 Prevention Tip 3×5 Card
Free COVID-19 Language Resources in Vietnamese
As of 2017, over 1.3 million Vietnamese resided in the United States, representing the sixth-largest foreign-born group in the United States. Around 66% percent of (over the age of 5) reported limited English proficiency, about 8% spoke only English at home. According to the 2016 American Community Survey, Vietnamese is spoken by 1.5 million people in the United States.
Order Free: Vietnamese COVID-19 Prevention Tips Poster
Order Free: Vietnamese COVID-19 Prevention Tip 3×5 Card
Free COVID-19 Language Resources in Arabic
As of 2016, Arabic was the fastest-growing language in the United States according Pew Research Center. The number of Arabic speakers in the United States grew 29% from 2010-2014. Among those of Arab ancestry living in the United States who speak Arabic at home, 38% reported limited English proficiency as of 2014. According to the 2016 American Community Survey, Arabic is spoken by more than 1.1 million people in the U.S.
Order Free: Arabic COVID-19 Prevention Tips Poster
Order Free: Arabic COVID-19 Prevention Tip 3×5 Card
Additional COVID-19 Language Resources
In light of the COVID-19 crisis, Telelanguage is offering all new accounts our language interpretation and translation services with no contract required.
Communication is vital, especially in urgent situations. Being able to provide service and care to Limited-English Speaking, and Deaf or Hard of Hearing individuals ensures you’re supporting your missions at the highest levels. Telelanguage is committed to providing you with the highest quality language services, with fast connections to certified interpreters. You will pay ONLY for the minutes you use, and there are no minimum requirements.
Learn more about COVID-19 Language Support with No Contract Required Language Services!
Quick and Easy Account Set-up
Account set-up can be done remotely and completed in minutes. You can begin offering your communities over-the-phone, or video interpretation and translation services the same day you call – with the equipment you likely already own!
Free Support Materials and Staff Training
Telelanguage can also provide free customized electronic, and printed, reference material for you to distribute to your families, patients, and customers. Unlimited staff training can be conducted via webinar or conference call to ensure efficient use of services.
Call 1-888-983-5352, or email [email protected] to begin services today!
Telelanguage has been providing customers with the highest quality of language service since 1991. We support over 350 languages, 24x7x365 utilizing 6,000+ U.S.-based interpreters. Telelanguage currently supports over 8,000 accounts around the world – in all industries. Services include over-the-phone, on-site and video remote interpretation, as well as document translations, interpreter management and scheduling, reporting, invoicing, language assessment evaluations, and much more. Contact us for more information about language support for your organization.
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