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Ottawa city councillor warning about potential vaccine appointment scammers

Riley Brockington says Ottawa Public Health is not calling residents regarding vaccinations unless someone has specifically asked for a call back.
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Ottawa City Councillor Riley Brockington, December 2018. Mike Vlasveld/ OttawaMatters

River Ward City Councillor Riley Brockington is raising awareness about potential scammers calling residents and gaining access to personal information by pretending to set up a COVID-19 vaccination appointment for their victim.

The councillor explains in a tweet on Thursday, April 8, that Ottawa Public Health is not calling residents about vaccinations, unless a resident asks to be called back.

Brockington is urging residents to protect their privacy.

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