Interpretation Services 

Broadlawns provides access to interpreters at no cost for patients, family members or health care providers.  This includes more than 200 languages, American Sign Language (ASL), and vision and hearing-impaired services and assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week, on-site or by telephone. 

To request an interpreter, contact the Interpreter Services Department by calling (515) 282-3366 or email

Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
All translation, interpreter, and special technology services are provided as a free service to Broadlawns’ patients.