Miami County Public Health warns against potential scam callers

Miami County Public Health warns against potential scam callers

MIAMI COUNTY — Miami County Public Health alerted residents that someone may be using the health department’s name as part of a scam.

Public health reported that it has come to their attention that a scammer may be using their phone number to contact people and ask for money.

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“Please be aware this is not any person at the health department. Miami County Public Health will not contact you in this way,” the department stated in a media release.

The county is currently still at a number three coronavirus risk level.

“Limit activities as much as possible and follow all current health orders,” public health stated in a county update.

The county has had 393 new cases since Jan. 29.

Since beginning vaccinations in December, Miami County has given more than 3,000 COVID-19 vaccines.