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Palomar Health honors assault victims

 

Last updated 5/14/2018 at 10:16am

Pinwheels representing survivors of assaults adorn the lawn of Palomar Medical Center Downtown in Escondido.

ESCONDIDO – Palomar Health Forensic Health Services honored 891 child abuse and sexual assault survivors from San Diego County, April 5, in a ceremony culminated by advocates placing pinwheels on the lawn of Palomar Medical Center Downtown representing each survivor who reported their assault and were served by Forensic Health Services in 2017.

Palomar Health Forensic Health Services was founded 30 years ago, but beginning in 2017, expanded to cover the entire county. It is the only program conducting forensic health evaluations of sexual assault victims in the county and one of only two...



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