Get Help - Vermillion Residents
For individuals in need of immediate help, these resources are available 24/7.
The fastest way to access medical assistance is to call 9-1-1.
Sanford Vermillion Hospital Emergency Room
17 Walker St
The Sanford Vermillion Hospital Emergency Room follows specific policies and procedures, approved by the State, in treating an individual who has been sexually assaulted. The County will pay for emergency room care for victims who have been sexually assaulted. The victim is placed in a private exam room.
Medical attention is necessary to evaluate any injuries (some may not be apparent to you), assess for sexually transmitted disease and/or pregnancy, and collect evidence.
Vermillion Police Department
15 Washington St
University Police Department
Davidson Building on Campus
The Vermillion Police Department and the University Police Department urge anyone who has been sexually assaulted to call immediately in order to strengthen the likelihood of successful prosecution.
Responsibilities of the Vermillion Police Department include:
The Vermillion Police Department recommends the prompt reporting of sexual assault. Nevertheless, individuals should not be reluctant to file a report at a later date.
National Sexual Assault Hotline
Individuals may contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800-656-4673 or at www.rainn.org.
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