UF Health Shands opens exam room for sexual assault victims

Published: October 30th, 2017

Category: Recent News

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UF Health Shands Hospital opened its Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner’s room on October 25th, 2017. The room provides a dedicated space for sexual assault survivors to seek treatment in a private and quiet area located outside the main emergency room. Specialized nurse examiners will collect forensic evidence and interview the survivors in a supportive environment. The room was made possible by the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners.