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Natividad hospital program connects with Salinas’ indigenous community
Monterey Herald

It began about five years ago, when Angélica Isidro of Greenfield was asked by neighbors to translate medical instructions they received at the Natividad Medical Center emergency room.

Isidro, a native of Oaxaca, México, who speaks the Mixteco indigenous language, would drive neighbors back to Natividad so she could interpret for them. Isidro, in turn, told hospital officials what her neighbors were saying.