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Health Unit warns about COVID-19 phone scam

People in the city have been receiving recorded messages purporting to be from the health unit alerting them to a positive COVID-19 result.
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THUNDER BAY -- The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is warning the public about a potential COVID-19 scam. 

The organization says anyone receiving a recorded message saying it's the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and that they've tested positive for COVID-19 should hang up as the call is not legitimate. 

"If you test positive for COVID-19, we will contact you by phone, but we will never use a recorded message to deliver this information." 



Leith Dunick

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A proud Nova Scotian who has called Thunder Bay home since 2002, Leith has been the editor of Thunder Bay Source for 18 years and has served a similar role with TBNewsWatch.com since 2009. Twitter: @LeithDunick
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