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A Plan to Improve Healthcare Access for Koreans in Bayside, NY

One of the goals is to target language barrier




A recent report by journalist Danielle Woodward from has shown the concerns to improve healthcare access to the Korean community in Bayside, New York.

With the help of community leaders, City Council member Paul Varone has drawn up a plan to demolish language, cultural and financial barriers among the Asian American population in that area.

“A lot of it was language issues because, even if they called 911, it was difficult to talk about their concerns on the phone to someone who couldn’t speak Korean”, said Vallone to

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