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Andrew County Health Department warns of phone scam

The post says that a caller identifies as a COVID-19 contact tracer and then asks for personal information that no legitimate tracer would.

Posted: Sep 30, 2020 10:12 AM

(ANDREW COUNTY, Mo.) Scam alert from the Andrew County Health Department.

The health department posted to Facebook that a phone scam is possibly working around our region.

The post says that a caller identifies as a COVID-19 contact tracer and then asks for personal information that no legitimate tracer would.

A real case investigator will never ask for a bank account, credit card, or social security card info.

If you get a suspicious call, hang up and call your local health department.

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It was a snowy and cold day across the area with 2-6 inches of snow found across northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas. Temperatures will fall into the teens and single digits overnight. Be very careful on the roads Sunday morning, slushy and wet roads will refreeze with the cold temperatures overnight. Sunshine returns on Sunday with temperatures staying right around average in the mid 30s. Dry conditions look to continue into next week. Temperatures will warm through Tuesday with highs back in the 40s before a cold front moves through mid week dropping temperatures back into the teens and 20s.
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