With the COVID-19 vaccine beginning to reach more and more Americans, Bay Aging warned of possible scams that may seek to take advantage of those eager to get the shot.
Bay Aging warned people on the lookout for these COVID19 vaccine scams:
—You do not pay out-of-pocket to get the vaccine.
—Beware of marketers offering to sell or ship doses of the vaccine for payment.
—You cannot pay to put your name on a list to get the vaccine.
—No one from Medicare or your health department will contact you, unless you have already contacted them and they are responding to you.
—Beware of providers offering other products, treatments or medicines to prevent the coronavirus. Always call your physician first to check the validity of such products.
—No one from a vaccine distribution site or health care organization will call and ask for your Medicare number, Social Security number, or banking information to sign you up for a vaccine.
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