04/22/09 88 W - + 16 - 15 Program Adds Spanish to 911 Center


From today's News & Observer, the Durham 911 Center has added additional Spanish language support, using two trained volunteers on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, the busiest times for call takers. The center has partnered with Durham Technical Community College and El Centro Hispano for this program. Prior to this program, the center used a language line for translation. Some 5,000 Latinos contact the center annually, which received some 300,000 calls last year. Read the story. Or learn about the Durham 911 Center. Or learn about Spanish!



I just hope we won’t need to press 1 for English or 2 for Spanish!
cornerhydrant - 04/22/09 - 23:54



  
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