A Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) is a registered nurse who has received specialized training in performing a medical/forensic exam for victims of crime. This specialized training includes:

  • Intimate partner violence
  • Sexual assault
  • Child abuse
  • Elder abuse

Located within OhioHealth Marion General Hospital's Emergency Department, SANE provides care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is the only program in Marion County. 

Contact Information

Marion General SANE Team can be reached at  (740) 383-8677.

Medical/Forensic Exam

  • Documenting the history of the abuse
  • Assessing for injury
  • Documenting any injuries that may include photo documentation
  • Evidence collection
  • Medical screening by a physician
  • Appropriate medical treatment
  • Reporting options
  • Appropriate community resources