Morris Hospital Healthcare Centers Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers regarding its recent data breach. The Morris Hospitals & Healthcare Centers data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 248,900 individuals.


Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers is a healthcare provider located in Morris, Illinois. As a provider of medical care and treatment, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers offers cancer care, cardiovascular care, diagnostic imaging, laboratory services, urgent care, and rehabilitation services. Founded in 1906, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers began after David Mathews realized that there was a need for a local hospital in Morris, Illinois after he had to take his sick wife to the nearest hospital located in Chicago. Initially, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers had 8-10 beds and a single operating room. Today, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers has grown to have an 86-bed capacity to serve the Grundy County area. Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers employs approximately 1,100 individuals with over 200 qualified physicians.


On April 4, 2023, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers 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 and acquired. Through its investigation, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information on April 4, 2023. On August 17, 2023, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Financial account numbers
  • Health insurance information
  • Medical information (e.g., medical record number, account number, and diagnostic code)

If you received a breach notification letter from Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers:

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

If you were impacted by the Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in free credit monitoring service provided by Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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