Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Healthcare
  • Entity Name: Blackstone Valley Community Health Center
  • Street Address: 39 East Avenue
  • City: Pawtucket
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Rhode Island
  • Zip Code: 02860

Submitted By

  • Name: Aubrey Weaver
  • Title: Partner
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
  • Telephone Number: 215.770.4234
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Legal Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 34416
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 8
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 11/10/2023 - 11/11/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 3/11/2024
  • 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: 4/18/2024
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: BVCHC - Sample Notice Letter.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; Identity Force; Credit monitoring and identity protection services, including identity theft insurance