Beware of Vaccination Incentive Scammers

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CDPH Urges Public to Report Vaccination Incentive Scammers

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is asking Californians to be aware of and to quickly report any indications of possible fraudulent or other questionable activities by individuals attempting to take advantage of the state’s recently announced COVID-19 vaccination incentive programs.

The first cash prize drawing of $116.5 million Vax for the Win incentives program kicked off on June 4 to motivate residents to get vaccinated before the state’s reopening on June 15. Following the drawing, members of the public notified the state of scammers impersonating state officials through calls, email, text, and direct messages on social media.

If you encounter a possible vaccination incentive scam, please email rumors@cdph.ca.gov or call the Vax for the Win incentives hotline at…

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