Hospital Text Message Scam Circulating in Southern Wisconsin

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Two hospitals in Wisconsin have been notified of a text message scam. Monore Clinic in Southern Wisconsin and Southwest Health in Platteville have been affected.

The text messages inform the recipient that a relative or neighbor is in the hospital and their condition is unknown, with a link to call the hospital. Both hospitals have told the public that they will never contact patients or customers via text message, and if someone receives a message similar to these, to delete it immediately.

“We do not text customers or patients and certainly would not contact anyone about their neighbor’s health. Do not click on any links or phone numbers,” said Monroe Hospital via Facebook.