HOUSTON – The Houston Health Department said Tuesday that fraudulent text messages are being sent about area COVID-19 vaccinations.
A tweet noted that the United Memorial Medical Center’s Delmar Stadium event is only open by appointment and that there is not a vaccination event this weekend at Baker Ripley.
ALERT: We're aware of two fraudulent text messages about #COVID19 vaccinations.— Houston Health Dept (@HoustonHealth) February 9, 2021
1. @HoustonUmmc's Delmar Stadium is open only by appt.
2. There is not a vaccination event this weekend at @BakerRipley.
Do not provide personal info in response to these messages. #hounews pic.twitter.com/TiV0PzDtTR
The department noted that it’s important to not provide personal information in response to these messages if you receive them.