Public Health warning residents of potential COVID-19 text scam

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April 5, 2021 – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is warning residents in the region of a COVID-19 booking text scam being used to gather personal information. 

According to a news release issued last Friday (March 26) from the Public Health unit, some residents have received text messages encouraging them to a call a number similar to the COVID-19 booking help line and to provide their driver’s license and other information to confirm their identity for their vaccination appointment. Toronto Star reports. | READ MORE