SAN ANTONIO – The Metropolitan Well being District is warning individuals in an Antonio to concentrate on scammers who’re posing as contact tracers for town and attempting to acquire private data.
Scammers have reportedly been asking for private data like a social safety quantity or bank card quantity, in line with metropolis officers.
Whereas actual contact tracers are making phone calls, and town urges you to reply any calls that come from a quantity beginning with 210-207, Metro Well being mentioned employees won’t ever ask for a social safety quantity, any form of private banking data or any type of fee.
If in case you have examined constructive for COVID-19 and are contacted by a Metro Health contact tracer, he/she’s going to ask you to supply data like your title, date of beginning, deal with and the place you have been in an effort to assist notify individuals who would possibly must quarantine to assist stop additional unfold of the virus.
“When you have been a contact to a identified case, employees will contact you to tell you of this potential publicity, clarify the significance of staying house through the days you might develop the an infection and methods to contact us to be examined,” Metro Well being officers mentioned.
If you wish to join alerts for COVID-19 from town, you may:
- Obtain the Prepared South Texas app, obtainable within the iTunes and Google Play shops
- Textual content COSAGOV to 55000 to obtain SMS textual content message updates
- Comply with @COSAGOV on Fb, Twitter and Instagram
- Bookmark covid19.sanantonio.gov
Public service bulletins on social distancing, prevention and testing can be found here.
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