Hi-School Pharmacy Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Hi-School Pharmacy regarding its recent data breach. The Hi-School Pharmacy data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 17,000 individuals.


Hi-School Pharmacy is an independently owned and operated chain of pharmacy and hardware stores based in Washington. Founded in 1939 as a pharmacy, the company brought the addition of Ace Hardware into many of its Hi-School Pharmacy stores in the 1980s in an attempt to satisfy more of the customer’s needs.2 Today, Hi-School Pharmacy offers a variety of products and services, including traditional pharmacy services, vaccines, blood pressure tests, passport photos, and photo prints. Additionally, Hi-School Pharmacy offers hardware products at its combined pharmacy and hardware stores. Headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, Hi-School Pharmacy has multiple locations across Washington, Oregon, and California.


Recently, Hi-School Pharmacy discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Hi-School Pharmacy determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information on November 3, 2023. On December 5, 2023, Hi-School Pharmacy began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from Hi-School Pharmacy:

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 sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Hi-School Pharmacy 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by Hi-School Pharmacy;
  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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