A hospital network based in the Midwest experienced a widespread crash of its computer network following a significant cybersecurity event in December 2021.

Jefferson City, Mo.-based Capital Region Medical Center’s computer network and telephone systems are still down after a Dec. 17 cybersecurity incident, KHQA reported.

Spokesperson Lindsay Huhman told KHQA that there is an ongoing investigation into the incident but no timeline for a fix to be completed. 

Callers to the hospital’s main telephone number get through sporadically and can keep trying if they receive a busy signal, Ms. Huhman said. 

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