Scams related to the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, are rapidly increasing as the public health emergency continues. Scammers are targeting older adults, using a variety of schemes tied to the pandemic.
As COVID-19 vaccine distribution has begun, older adults should look to trusted resources for information such as the Health Department or their primary care doctor, according to public health officials at the Harnett County Health Department.
The vaccination rollout is broken into phases, with certain groups prioritized to receive the vaccine in each phase.
At the Health Department vaccinations will be provided by appointment. To schedule a vaccine appointment, call 910-814-6582.
While vaccination are being provided, here’s what officials are reminding older adults:
The second dose, like the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, will be provided at no cost.
For up-to-date information about the coronavirus, use the following resources, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), Harnett County Health Department www.harnett.org/health or other trusted medical professionals.
For more information, log onto the Harnett County Health Department at www.harnett.org/health. To schedule a vaccine appointment, call 910-814-6582.