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The Florida Department of Health in Walton County Warns Residents About Scam Calls

By Patricia Roberts

November 12, 2020

Contact:
Patti Roberts
Patricia.roberts@flhealth.gov
850-401-6353

DeFuniak Springs, Fla The Florida Department of Health in Walton County is warning residents about scam calls regarding COVID-19 test results during which the caller requests personal information. The caller ID may show up as the health department's phone number. As part of contact tracing or the reporting of COVID-19 test results, the Florida Department of Health in
Walton County will never ask for your social security number or personal financial information. We
will only call you regarding your test results, to follow-up on a positive test result or let you know
about an exposure to COVID-19.

If you are unsure whether the call is from the health department, hang up and dial the health
department directly. The Florida Department of Health in Walton County is committed to protecting
your personal health information.

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