Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood offers sex assault victims more care options in Osceola County

Victims of sexual assault in Osceola County can now receive in-county support and services for the first time. Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando announced this week that it is accepting referrals from the Victim Service Center of Central Florida at its three locations, including the one on Oak Commons Boulevard in Kissimmee. Planned Parenthood has been providing follow-up HIV screenings for sexual-assault victims. But now the organization will be able to provide initial services and screenings in the hours following an assault. "If a sexual assault victim calls police, they will come to us for screening," said PPGO spokeswoman Anna Eskamani. "This will ensure that in...