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Health scam alert

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

A scam alert tonight from the Georgia Department of Public health. State officials want to you to watch out for out a health related telephone survey scam. 

Several people have complained about suspicious phone calls coming from outside the state. While public health officials sometimes conduct surveys, they never ask for financial or religious information.

"This is a time when there is a lot of fraudulent activities and people just need to have some index of suspicion when people call asking questions or selling something that's too good to be true," says Dr. Jacqueline Grant," Southwest District Health Director.

They also say they will provide call back or contact information for verification.

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