Wyoming Health Director, Tech Officer Quit after Data Leak
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s health director and chief information officer have resigned after a data leak involving the personal information of tens of thousands of people who were tested for the coronavirus.
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Gov. Mark Gordon announced the personnel changes Tuesday.
It's not clear if the resignations are related to the data leak.
A spokesman for the governor declined to comment, calling it a “personnel matter.”
A state employee accidentally released COVID-19 test results for over one-quarter of Wyoming's population in late 2020 and early 2021.
Test results, names, addresses, birth dates and other information were released.