Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Maternal & Family Health Services data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT MATERNAL & FAMILY HEALTH SERVICES, INC.:
Maternal & Family Health Services is a health and human services organization serving Northeastern Pennsylvania. Specifically, Maternal & Family Health Services specializes in caring for women, children, and families by offering reproductive health services, cancer screening, nursing visits, pregnancy care, and nutritional programs. Since it was founded in 1971, Maternal & Family Health Services has expanded to operate a network of health and nutrition centers serving more than 90,000 individuals annually. Headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Maternal & Family Health Services has a presence in 17 Pennsylvania counties.
On April 4, 2022, Maternal & Family Health Services discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Maternal & Family Health Services determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between August 21, 2021 and April 4, 2022. Furthermore, Maternal & Family Health Services concluded that it had experienced a ransomware attack. On January 3, 2023, Maternal & Family Health Services began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Driver’s license number
- Financial information (e.g., account number, credit or debit card number)
- Health insurance information
- Username or password information
- Medical information
If you received a data breach notification letter from Maternal & Family Health Services:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the Maternal & Family Health Services data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in any free credit monitoring service provided by Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc.
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.