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How to Protect Yourself From COVID-19 Vaccine Scams
Posted Date: 12/17/2020 11:15 AM

Since the start of the pandemic, fraudsters have been flooding consumers with pitches of scams. 

The California Senior Medicare Patrol is warning the community about potential COVID-19 vaccine scams and is providing tips to avoid coronavirus scams and fraudulent claims. 



Do not give your Medicare number

to anyone offering a free,

unsolicited COVID test


Do not respond to offers of a “free”

or “special virus kit”


Do not fall for scammers posing as

contract tracers who ask for

your Medicare number,

Social Security Number or

bank information


Do not share your Medicare number

with callers offering free back

or knee braces


Do not sign up for hospice to

get free supplies or

help at home if you are

not terminally ill.


To report fraud, please call: 855-613-7080

To read the scam prevention flyer, click here




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