The Washington State Secretary of health has immediately restricted the license of athletic trainer Ireland Hendrix (A1.60999122) pending further legal action.

Charges state Hendrix was charged in Grays Harbor Superior Court with first-degree sexual misconduct with a minor, a class B felony.

Hendrix cannot treat patients who are minors in Washington until the charges are resolved. She has 20 days to respond to the charges and ask for a hearing.

The legal documents on this case can be seen online by clicking the link on Provider Credential Search on the Department of Health website; copies can be requested by calling 360-236-4700. Anyone who believes a health care provider acted unprofessionally is encouraged to call this number and report their complaint.

The Department of Health protects and promotes public health, safety, and welfare in Washington by regulating the competency and quality of health care providers. The agency establishes, monitors, and enforces qualifications for licensing, consistent standards of practice, continuing competency mechanisms, and discipline. Rules, policies, and procedures promote the delivery of quality health care to people in Washington.