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COVID Shot Scam Reported in White County

CARMI – The White County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a scam involving COVID shots.

According to Sheriff Randy Graves, the sheriff’s office received a call from an elderly resident in reference to Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado coming into their home to give them a COVID shot.

Sheriff Graves confirmed with the hospital that they are not going door to door administering COVID shots.

The sheriff says you should not allow anyone into your home that you don’t know. Do not give any information about yourself to anyone on the phone.

However, Sheriff Graves tells us he was notified by Shawnee Alliance that they are working with the Egyptian Health Department to come to a person’s home to give the Johnson and Johnson COVID shot.