I remember going to the doctor with my grandparents as a child and serving as an interpreter. It did not mean anything to me at the time but looking back I see it different. How must an adult person feel when she can’t communicate effectively about personal and important issues with health professionals? A child cannot possibly communicate the entire underlining message to that doctor. How did my grandmother feel standing there trying to express herself in broken English?
Most of our staff is bilingual. Patients feel comfortable discussing their medical concerns with us. The communities specially the disadvantaged communities need a good pharmacy just as they need a church, post office, firehouse or bank. Our company provides this essential service to our community. We want to create a feeling of trust and safety to many people. We have an obligation to the communities of Long Island and we have an obligation to each other…
Tomas Diaz founded SaluMed Pharmacy on May 31st, Since 1989. At the time there was no Drug Store in the area that fulfilled the need of the community. The community embraced us since day…Read more
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