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Covid-19 SMS / Text Message Scams

Sadly, there are a number of SMS/Text message scams currently taking place, preying on the fears of Covid-19 and sending ‘phishing’ messages to try and trick users into using a bad link.

The latest scam e-mail says it is:  ‘A public health message from NHS’ (screenshot above).  Do not reply to this e-mail, it is a scam.

For more information about this and how to avoid these scams, please download Scams to be aware of regarding Covid-19

Millcroft Medical Centre will send out text messages to our patients who are due a Covid-19 vaccination, we DO NOT send out e-mails.  Our text messages will have our practice name at the bottom of the text.