As staff from Pitkin County Public Health continue to diligently keep our community safe during the coronavirus pandemic, we have been made aware of the potential for scammers. These scammers may call and pose as a contact tracer for Pitkin County Public Health and try to obtain personal information such as a social security number or credit card number.
Please be aware that Pitkin County Public Health Contact tracers will never:
- Ask for any sort of payment
- Ask for your social security number
- Ask for credit card or bank account information
If you have tested positive for COVID-19, Pitkin County Public Health staff will ask you to provide information such as your name, date of birth, address and where you were, to help in the notification of people who might need to be quarantined to stop the spread of the virus. If you were a contact to a known case, staff will contact you to inform you of this potential exposure, explain the importance of staying home during the days you could develop the infection and how to contact us to be tested.
Listen to Aspen Public Radio’s story about scammers.