Community First Medical Center Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Community First Medical Center regarding its recent data breach. The Community First Medical Center data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 216,000 individuals.


Community First Medical Center is a healthcare provider serving the greater Chicago area. As a general community hospital, Community First Medical Center offers a wide range of services, including emergency services, cardiology, bloodless medicine and surgery, nutrition, orthopedic surgery and treatment, radiology, and rehabilitation. Additionally, Community First Medical Center offers patients care through its specialty pain, orthopedics, endocrinology, GI, and cardiac rehab clinics. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Community First Medical Center employs over 1,000 individuals.


In July 2023, Community First Medical Center discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Community First Medical Center determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on July 12, 2023. On September 26, 2023, Community First Medical Center began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from Community First Medical Center:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Community First Medical Center data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in free credit monitoring service provided by Community First Medical Center;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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