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DHS news release

Public meeting notice

May 11, 2004

Contact: Bonnie Widerburg (503) 731-4180
Technical contact: Toni Phipps (503) 947-5438

Council on Health Care Interpreters


The Council on Health Care Interpreters will meet in Portland on May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Room 221 at the Portland State Office Building, 800 NE Oregon Street.

The agenda includes discussion of revisions to proposed standards for certifying interpreters and the adoption of core elements for the testing criteria that will be used to determine the proficiency of anyone who applies for certification as a health care interpreter.

The Council on Health Care Interpreters is appointed by the governor and advises the Oregon Department of Human Services on developing and implementing standards for health care interpreters.

For additional information, you can visit the DHS Web site.