SANE hospitals (Department of Health)

Vanessa Nason filed this request with the Department of Health of Washington, DC.
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From: Vanessa Nason

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the District of Columbia Freedom of Information Act of 1974, D.C. Code Ann. § 2-531 et seq. ("D.C. Act"), I hereby request the following records:

–A list of every hospital, clinic, or other institution that provides sexual assault forensic exams administered by a certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE).

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Vanessa Nason

From: Department of Health

Good morning Ms. Nason,

Concerning your FOIA request emailed to P. Husband, we acknowledge your request sent 11/8/2017.
You stated it to be follow-up to a previous request, however, our office regrets to inform you that we have no record of a prior request.
Asst. General Counsel Edward Rich will respond to you within the allotted 15 business days.

Thank you,

From: Department of Health

Ms. Nason, On behalf of Freedom of Information OfficerPhillip Husband, in response to your Freedom of Information Act request forinformation on hospitals in DC that provide sexual assault examinations by a certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, the one hospital for such examinations is Medstar Washington Hospital Center, which performs such services in its emergency department.  The contact information is: MedStar Washington Hospital Center 110 Irving St. NW
Washington, DC 20010
202-877-7000
This e-mail constitutes my final response onbehalf of the Department of Health regarding your FOIA request.  No FOIAfees are due for this response. Please know that, under D.C. Official Code §2-537 and 1 DCMR § 412, you have the right to appeal this email response to theMayor or to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.  If you electto appeal to the Mayor, your appeal must be in writing and contain “Freedom ofInformation Act Appeal” or “FOIA Appeal” in the subject line of the letter aswell on the outside of the envelope.  The appeal must include (1) a copyof the original request; (2) a copy of any written denial; (3) a statement ofthe circumstances, reasons, and/or arguments advanced in support of disclosure;and (4) a daytime telephone number, an email address, and U.S. Mail address atwhich you can be reached.  The appeal must be mailed to: The Mayor’sOffice of Legal Counsel, FOIA Appeal, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite407, Washington, D.C.  20004.  Electronic versions of the sameinformation can instead be emailed to . Further, a copy of all appeal materials must be forwarded to Phillip L.Husband, Freedom of Information Act Officer for the Department of Health,Office of the General Counsel, Department of Health, 899 North Capitol Street,N.E., 6 foia.appeals@dc.gov Floor, Washington, DC  20002 or via email to th . Failure to follow these administrative steps will result in delay in theprocessing and commencement of a response to your appeal to the Mayor. Phillip.Husband@dc.gov If I may be of further assistance, pleasecontact me. Regards, Ed Rich Edward Rich Senior Assistant General Counsel
District of Columbia Department of Health
899 North Capitol Street, NE
6th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-5984
edward.rich@dc.gov

From: Vanessa Nason

Hi,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Sincerely,
Vanessa Nason

From: Department of Health

Did you intend to ask a question? There is no content to your e-mail.

Ed Rich

Edward Rich
Senior Assistant General Counsel
District of Columbia Department of Health
899 North Capitol Street, NE
6th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-5984
edward.rich@dc.gov

From: Vanessa Nason

No, It was just a thank you!

-Vanessa

From: Department of Health

Vanessa,

We responded to your request on November 8th and you acknowledged receipt on November 12th (see below). Are we missing something? Please let me know. Thanks.

Ed Rich

Edward Rich
Senior Assistant General Counsel
District of Columbia Department of Health
899 North Capitol Street, NE
6th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-5984
edward.rich@dc.gov

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