Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Healthcare
  • Entity Name: Washington County Hospital and Nursing Home
  • Street Address: 14600 St. Stephens Avenue
  • City: Chatom
  • State, or Country if outside the US: AL
  • Zip Code: 36518

Submitted By

  • Name: Karen Bridges
  • Title: Cyber Counsel
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman and Dicker LLP (“Wilson Elser”)
  • Telephone Number: 312-706-3023
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Cyber Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 31,125
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 5
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 12/24/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 12/24/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Social Security Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 2/21/2024
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Maine Notice Sample- WCHNH.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications:
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: 12 months through Cyberscout. Services include credit monitoring, identity theft protection and resolution services.