A cyberattack disabled the website of one of Arizona’s leading COVID-19 testing agencies this week as cases surged and more and more people sought tests.
Embry Women’s Health, which operates more than 30 COVID-19 test sites across the state, was hit with a distributed denial of service attack that caused the main website to go down multiple times.
But CEO Raymond Embry said Friday the attack “has not impacted the ability for patients to receive their results” or delayed the facility’s three- to five-day turnaround time.
“Someone’s intentionally targeting it, trying to knock it offline,” Embry said.
The health facility’s main website was offline throughout the day, but Embry said he expected it to be back up and running sometime Friday night.
Embry said the main website isn’t the only way patients can get test results. They can also access results