SACRAMENTO – CDPH has no evidence that this incident has resulted in any unauthorized use of this information. CDPH continues to collaborate with theÂ California Highway PatrolÂ in this investigation.
You may be impacted if:
- You were born or are a parent of a child born in 1974, in May, June, July, August or September
- You were born or your child was born in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta , Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter or Tehama counties
If you were not born or the parent of a child born during those five months in 1974 in one of the nine counties listed, your information was not on the film that was found.
â€œWe regret that this information has been compromised,â€ said Dr. Ron Chapman, CDPH director and state health officer. â€œWe take the breach of any personal information very seriously and are committed to improving our security systems.â€
The CDPH Vital Records Issuance and Preservation Branch (VRIPB) maintains a permanent central registry of all birth, death, fetal death, stillbirth, marriage and dissolution records for vital events that occur in California.
If you were born in May, June, July, August or SeptemberÂ of 1974 or were the parent of a child born during that time in any of the nine counties listedÂ and have questions, please call (855) 737-1796, between 8:00 a.m. throughÂ 5:00 p.m. MondayÂ through Friday, or emailÂ firstname.lastname@example.orgÂ .
CDPH is recommending those who believe their information may be contained on the film place a fraud alert on their accounts with the three major U.S. credit reporting agencies, get copies of their credit reports, and take other appropriate steps to monitor and protect their identities.
To obtain a free credit report, please go toÂ www.annualcreditreport.com.Â Complete the annual credit report request form and mail it to Annual Credit Report Request Service, P.O. Box 105281, Atlanta, GA 30348-5281. The toll free number is (877) 322-8228.