The college strongly encourages survivors of any form of violence to seek medical attention as soon as possible, even if they feel no injury was sustained. Medical providers can treat visible physical injuries, identify injuries that may not be visible, and, where appropriate, also test for and treat sexually transmitted infections, test for pregnancy, and provide emergency contraception (if requested). In addition, a hospital can test for the presence of alcohol or drugs (e.g., “date rape” drugs) ad perform a rape evidence collection procedure, which can help maintain legal options.
Medical Services Near Campus
Southside Regional Medical Center
Southside Regional Medical Center offers emergency care services
Location: 200 Medical Park Blvd, Petersburg, VA 23805
Phone: (804) 765-5388
ON CAMPUS EMERGENCY
Title IX Coordinator
Maze Hall, First Floor
(804) 862-6172 (office)
(804) 481-0522 (mobile)
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