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Patient Care Services - DASA - Emergency


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Emergency Care services at Mackenzie Health are accessible 24 hours a day for youth and adults who:

  • Have experienced a sexual assault within the past week
  • Have experienced a recent assault by a partner
  • Or a child who has been or is suspected to have been sexually assaulted in the past 48 hours

Options for care following an assault include:

  • Physical examination and treatment of injuries
  • Free testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections
  • Free emergency contraceptives
  • Sexual assault forensic examination
  • Photographic documentation of injuries
  • Risk assessment, safety planning and link to other community services

To access emergency DASA services:

  • Call the hospital at 905-883-1212 ext. 0 or 905-832-4554 ext. 0 or call toll free at 1-800-521-6004 and ask for the DASA nurse on call to be contacted for you.
  • Go to the Emergency Department at Mackenzie Health and tell the nurse at the front desk you would like to see the DASA nurse on call.  
Mackenzie Health / 10 Trench St. Richmond Hill, On. L4C 4Z3 / Richmond Hill Line: 905-883-1212 or Vaughan Line: 905-832-4554 / TTY Service: 905-883-2123