100.006 Emergency Room Services to Survivors of Sexual Assault

100.006

Emergency Room Services to Survivors of Sexual Assault: All hospitals with emergency rooms in Texas are encouraged to provide and publicize the availability of full emergency services to survivors of sexual assault, including evidence collection, treatment to prevent sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy, and referral to available social service and/or crisis intervention sources unless such hospital is in close geographic proximity to another facility already offering this service (CPH, p 109, A-94; amended CPH Rep. 3-A-10).

Last Updated On

October 07, 2016