Personal Client Information Stolen from WRHA

Who: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

# of Accounts Breached: 75

What was affected: Names and ward locations of clients

When it happened: March 7, 2019

How it happened: The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority says a bag was stolen last month containing the personal information of several clients. The bag was taken from an unattended parked vehicle of a WRHA employee on March 7, containing a notebook with the employee’s schedule of activities and included the names and ward locations of clients.

Outcome: The health authority contacted 75 people who may have been affected by the breach. Winnipeg police are also investigating the incident.

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