Hospital emergency rooms in several states were forced to divert emergency vehicles to other facilities due to a slew of cybersecurity incidents on Thanksgiving Day.
In Tyler, Texas, UT Health East Texas wasn’t able to accept ambulances due to a network outage and was forced into lockdown, reports The Messenger. BSA Health System in Amarillo was also forced to divert because of a cybersecurity incident, reports ABC7 Amarillo.
In Pocatello, Idaho, Portneuf Medical Center experienced a network outage, which forced its emergency room to divert patients, reports East Idaho News.
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