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Prescott-Russell’s paramedicine service took action to protect itself from an attempted breach of its cybersecurity setup. Marc-André Périard, chief of paramedics and United Counties of Prescott-Russell (UCPR) emergency services director, issued BOPUJDF/PWFNCFSBCPVUiDZCFSTFDVSJUZ incident” within the infrastrucure of the UCPR Paramedic Services’ information technology service provided. «The service provider is still working on the system,» said Périard during a Friday fol- low-up phone interview. The security breach has affected other paramedic services in other parts of Ontario. The attempted cybersecurity breach has resulted in a temporary and voluntary shutdown of the electronic health record management system that deals with the UCPR Paramedic Services’ community paramedicine program. This program provides at-home call ser- vice by paramedics for people who need blood tests and other follow-up diagnostic services but may not be able to see their family doctor or go to the nearest medical or hospital clinic for the procedures. Shutting down the electronic health record management system means that the UCPR Paramedic Services does not have access to its appointments calendar data file for people scheduled for paramedic visits.

Les résidents de Prescott-Russell qui ont besoin de la visite à domicile d’un paramédic pour de simples prises de sang et d’autres besoins diagnostiques extrascolaires devront composer le 613-662-2084 pour obtenir ce service. Une tentative d’attaque de cybersécurité a entraîné l’arrêt temporaire de la configuration des dossiers médicaux électroniques du Service paramédical de Prescott-Russell. L’attaque du pirate informatique n’empêche pas les ambulanciers de répondre aux appels d’urgence 911. —photo de banque en ligne

phone or email Paramedic Services with a reminder of the date, time, and location for the visit. Residents can book an appointment or notify Paramedic Services of an already-sche- EVMFEBQQPJOUNFOUCZQIPOFUP or by email to paramediccommunautaire@ Périard also affirmed that the cyberse- curity breach attempt does not affect the Paramedic Services’ regular operations. "NCVMBODFVOJUTXJMMSFTQPOEUPBMMBOE other emergency calls as usual.

The Paramedic Services can still maintain its community paramedicine program but residents in the Prescott-Russell region must either phone or send an email to schedule a paramedic visit. Périard noted that anyone who already has a paramedic visit scheduled should either

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