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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Posted on 11 April 2012 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and members of the Boone County Sexual Assault Response Team say they hope to help make more people aware that assistance is available for victims of sexual assault in Boone County.  Alicia VanCannon is the Community Outreach Coordinator for ACCESS and says sexual assault cases do occur in Boone County.  Jody King, RN at the Boone County Hospital, is one of three nurses trained to work with assault victims and says increases usage of prescription drugs is starting to show up in sexual assaults in Iowa.  The Response Team also includes members of the Boone Police Department.

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