Ottawa Co. health officials warn about scam calls

Ottawa County
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HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) — Officials with the Ottawa County Department of Public Health are warning folks about scammers using their phone numbers.

The scammers claim to be from the county health department or Medicare/Medicaid. In both instances, the caller asks for personal information, the department said.

Officials warn the department’s number show up on caller ID, but the caller is actually a scammer.

The department says people should hang up if a caller asks for confidential information like account numbers, social security numbers, mother’s maiden name or passwords.  

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