Hospital administration and local law enforcement efficiently manage email threat to ensure safety for patients and caregivers

No credible threat, Chelan hospital one of dozens of businesses across nation to receive email bomb threats Thursday

Chelan, WA –  Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics (LCCHC) was one of many businesses and institutions across the United States and Canada that received email bomb threats Thursday, Dec. 13. According to an article on CNN, the FBI is aware of the threats and is working with law enforcement to provide assistance.

At LCCHC, workers who received emails responded by notifying the LCCHC IT Security Officer, who quickly identified the email’s source and level of threat and notified the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office. The Chelan County Sheriff Officer, LCCHC safety officer and clinic administrator did a visual inspection of both hospital buildings and the Lake Chelan Clinic. No credible threat was found.

See article from Wenatchee World here: https://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2018/dec/13/chelan-hospital-one-many-receive-spam-bomb-threat-email/