California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 6, 2013
Sacramento , CA
United States

Those with questions may call (855) 737-1796.

Records Breached: 


Breach Total Number: 
2 000
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A reel containing images of 2,000 State of California Birth Records from May through September of 1974 was found in a publicly accessible location.  Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, and certain types of medical information were in the birth record images.  People in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, or Tehama counties and who were born or had a child born in 1974 between May and September were affected.