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Officials warn elderly of vaccine scams

Tennessee Department of Health is warning Tennesseans to be aware of vaccine scams.

TDH is warning that if you have a grandparent or another loved one who is a senior citizen, to talk to them about not becoming a victim of the following types of scams:

-Do not pay out of pocket for a vaccine

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-Do not pay to get early access to the vaccine

-Vaccines are NOT solicited door to door.

-Do not pay to put your name on a priority list

All of the above listed are ways to scam elderly citizens out of money. You are encouraged to report any such suspicious activity to local authorities.

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To properly sign up to be on the waiting list for the COVID-19 vaccine in Coffee County, click here

 

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