North Bay Regional Health Centre
Sexual Assault Treatment Program

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  • Provides individualized 24 hour emergency service to victims and survivors of sexual assault and/or domestic violence
  • Provides emergency medical assessment and treatment

Provides initial emergency care only with the patient's informed consent, and may include all or part of the following:
  • Assessment and treatment of injuries
  • Testing/treatment/prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STI), including HIV
  • Emergency contraceptives
  • Reassurance and emotional support
  • Collection of forensic evidence including photographs
  • Risk assessment and safety planning
  • Referral for medical follow up
  • Referral to appropriate social agencies
  • Referral to shelter and or other relevant community resources
  • Police involvement, at victims request
  • Storage of forensic evidence for up to six months if the patient is uncertain about involving the authorities
Comments
All acute cases should present to the emergency department. Non-acute cases may leave a message
Eligibility
Survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence
Application Process
All patients are encouraged to bring a valid OHIP card
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On August 21, 2019

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