Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner

Are you, or someone you know, the victim of sexual assault?  [en Espanol]

EvergreenHealth's Kirkland and Redmond emergency rooms provide a 24-hour sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) who is specially trained to provide care to sexual assault patients.  

We offer immediate, compassionate, culturally sensitive and comprehensive forensic evaluation and treatment, including:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Medical care for your injuries and protection from further harm
  • Timely, thorough and professional evidence collection, documentation and preservation to enhance the ability of law enforcement agencies to prosecute
  • Evaluation and preventive treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • Evaluation of pregnancy risk and prevention options
  • Referral for follow-up medical care and counseling

Our team is available on a 24-hour basis, and consists of:

  • Sexual-assault nurse examiners
  • Emergency physicians and specialists
  • Social workers
  • Support services such as pharmacy, laboratory and diagnostic imaging

If you are sexually assaulted:

  • Come to the emergency room
  • Do not bathe, douche, eat or drink
  • Do not change your clothes
  • Call the police

The exam is available for victims who are 14 years and older.


Contact Information

To speak with a sexual assault nurse examiner, call one of our Emergency Rooms:

  • Emergency Room - Kirkland       425.899.1711
  • Emergency Room - Redmond     425.899.1111

For general information about the EvergreenHealth SANE Program, send us an e-mail at SANE@evergreenhealth.com. Please do not send personal information in this email.


Other Helpful Contacts

  • Harborview Center for Sexual Assault & Traumatic Stress - 206.744.1600
  • 24-hour Sexual Assault Resource Line - 1.888.99VOICE
  • King County Sexual Assault Resource Center - 425.226.5062
  • Vulnerable Adult Abuse - 1.866.363.4276