Protect yourself and be informed.

Multiple governmental agencies including the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG) and our Michigan Attorney General have issued warnings to make sure we are aware of scams related to COVID-19 and health care in general.

Questions or concerns?

If you have questions or concerns related to these and other fraud, waste and abuse situations, contact us.

Latest scams

Fraudulent callers claiming to be from a pharmacy network offering to mail over-the- counter vitamins and ointments, for free, to obtain personal information

Fake CDC calls asking people to reserve COVID-19 vaccines

Fake vaccine kits offered by website ""

Local companies based in Rockford are selling phony COVID-19 protection patch

Scam emails are sent to individuals claiming their stimulus check is waiting for them. All they have to do is send over personal information such as bank account and Social Security Number.

Be prepared

Here are some recommendations to empower you against scammers.

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    Know that asking for private information or money are NOT questions a health system or insurance company would ask for in a legitimate call.

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    Be wary of unsolicited emails offering information, supplies or treatment for any disease or condition. Legitimate health authorities will not contact the general public this way.

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    Do not click on links or open email attachments from unknown or unverified sources. Doing so could download a virus onto your computer or device.

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    Independently verify the identity of any company, charity or individual that contacts you regarding COVID-19 or any disease or condition.

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    Check the website and email addresses offering information, products, or services related to any diseases or conditions. Scammers will use addresses that look like the entities they are impersonating ( instead of

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