Maryland COVID-19 Contact Tracers will NEVER ask for personal information such as your social security number, or credit card information. If you are asked for any of this information, you are more than likely the target of scammers. There have been reports that the scammers are requesting a credit card number in order to pay to have a COVID-19 test shipped to your home. COVID-19 Contact Tracers are NOT shipping COVID-19 tests and will NEVER request payment of any kind from you.
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