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.