🌱 Navy Issues Safety Pause + Yuma Regional Medical Center Ransomware | #malware | #ransomware

Hello, hello! It’s me, Danielle Fallon, your host of the Daily. Keep reading for the most important things going on in town these days…

First, today’s weather:

Very warm with plenty of sun. High: 104 Low: 70.

Here are the top three stories today in Yuma:

  1. Navy aviation units are taking a “safety pause” in response to the two crashes that occurred near Yuma last week. The pause is reportedly necessary to review risk-management practices and to conduct training on error-management processes. Currently deployed units will conduct a similar pause at the earliest convenience. (KESQ)
  2. A ransomware attack at Yuma Regional Medical Center has affected 700,000 patients. The cyber attack occurred in April and hackers obtained health information. A third-party forensics team was engaged to determine the scope of the attack after the authorities were notified. Patients received a notification letter about the issue. (HIPA Journal)
  3. Are you in the market for a new best friend? Patch, with the help of Petfinder, has compiled a list of adoption-ready pets in the Yuma area that are searching for a forever home. Click to view the complete list of pets. (Patch)

Today in Yuma:

  • NAU Virtual BSN (Nursing) Session At Arizona Western College (1:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Yuma Police Department announces the retirement of dispatcher Kathy Denison. She worked with the department since 1997. The community wishes Kathy the best during her retirement. (Yuma Police Department via Facebook)
  • The Yuma Fire Department responded to a Strike Team deployment request from San Bernardino County. The request was issued due to a “sheep fire” that burned 775 acres. (City of Yuma Fire Department via Facebook)
  • The city will be hosting an Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday, July 2 at the Ray Kroc Sports Complex. Mark your calendar! (City of Yuma)

You’re officially in the loop for today. See you all tomorrow morning for another update!

Danielle Fallon

About me: Danielle Fallon is a senior writer with content creation agency Lightning Media Partners and assists Patch.com with community newsletter curation. Danielle also holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and works part-time as a pediatric speech therapist.

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