According to sources, Carthage Area Hospital (a Medical organization in New York) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2023-09-02.

Phone services restored at Carthage Area Hospital following cyber attack

“After a cyber attack discovered Thursday evening, phone systems are up and running again at Carthage Area Hospital.“

“Officials at Carthage Area Hospital and Claxton Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg discovered the incident Thursday and as a precaution, the emergency rooms at Carthage and Claxton were been put on diversion, meaning other area hospitals have been notified and are prepared to receive patients as needed. “

“Carthage Area Hospital’s phone system experienced a temporary outage as a result of the cyber attack, impacting the ability for people to contact the hospital via phone. “

“Carthage Area Hospital’s emergency department remains on diversion orders until the facility can become fully optimized. “

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