Eastern Health Notifications Regarding Privacy Breach Available on Website

November 24, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises employees, former employees and the public that recent notifications regarding the breach of privacy and information can be found on Eastern Health’s IT Systems Outage webpage at www.easternhealth.ca/it-systems-outage.

In particular, notices that affect the public can be found on the public notification of privacy breach of personal health information page, while employees and former employees can access information on the Notification for Current and Former Employees page.

Eastern Health’s IT Systems Outage page also contains information related to Public Service Announcements, Service Updates, as well as other information.

Eastern Health takes confidentiality and privacy very seriously and deeply regrets that this has happened. We would like to apologize for this incident and provide assurance of our continued commitment to the protection of your privacy.

Questions about this privacy breach can be directed to the provincial toll-free information line at 1-833-718-3021. For more information, please visit the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s website at https://www.gov.nl.ca/hcs/information-and-updates-on-cyber-incident/.