For individuals who are assault (whether physically or sexually), it is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible. You may have hidden injuries and also may want to explore options for prevention of STI's and/or pregnancy. All medical providers, indicated below, are confidential resources and do not provide any information to the Title IX Office unless you specifically request or give permission to share information.
SUNY Cortland Health Services, Van Hoesen Hall B-26, 607-753-4811
Guthrie Cortland Medical Center, 134 Homer Avenue, Cortland, NY 13045, 607-756-3500
Cayuga Medical Center, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), 101 Dates Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850, 607-274-4411
Upstate Medical University, 750 East Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13201, 315-646-5611
It is recommended that you have a friend or advocate accompany you to the Emergency Department or medical appointment. Cortland's Aids to Victims of Violence (AVV) have advocates on call, who will meet you at any of the on-campus or Cortland Community medical locations. Advocates can be reached 24/7 at 607-756-6963
Advocates may also be available for individuals seeking services from the Cayuga Medical Center. The advocates from The Advocacy Center in Tompkins County can be reached 24/7 at 607-277-5000.
Advocates from AVV and The Advocacy Center, are confidential resources.
NOTE: Medical insurance billing practices may reveal information to the insurance policyholder, including medication and/or examinations paid for or administered. The New York State Office of Victim Services (OVS) may be able to assist in compensating victims/survivors for health care and counseling services, including emergency compensation. More information may be found OVS’s A Guide To Crime Victims' Compensation in New York State brochure (PDF), or by calling 1-800-247-8035. Options are explained on the OVS Help for Crime Victims page.