South Yorkshire Police issue warning over Covid home vaccine visits from bogus callers

A warning has been issued by South Yorkshire Police over bogus callers making unannounced visits to administer Covid vaccines.

Friday, 30th April 2021, 8:58 am

The force has stressed that the NHS will ‘never arrive unannounced’ to deliver the jabs.

It is also warning people never to hand over their band details, pin numbers or banking passwords.

In a warning today, the force said: “The NHS will never arrive unannounced at your home to administer the vaccine.

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Nurse Julie Whitaker preparing a vaccine. The NHS will not send people to homes unannounced to administer Covid jabs

“They will never ask for bank/card details, PIN or banking passwords.

“Please share with friends and family who may be at risk or who are expecting to receive a vaccine.”

Explaining the process, the NHS said: “The NHS will let you know when it's your turn to have the coronavirus vaccination.

“The vaccine is being offered at larger vaccination centres, pharmacies and some local NHS services such as hospitals or GP surgeries.

“More people are being offered the vaccine every week.”

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