Tuscarawas County – Fraudulent letter claims to place individuals in quarantine

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – The Tuscarawas County Health Department is confirming that falsified letters are circulating in the community.

The letters utilize a TCHD medical provider’s signature and state that individuals have been placed into quarantine and/or have tested positive for COVID-19.  Any falsified letter that TCHD has been made aware of has been reported to local law enforcement for further investigation.

“We are asking any employer, school, physician’s office or other entity that may have received a falsified letter (signed by a TCHD medical provider stating that an individual has tested positive for COVID-19 or has been placed in quarantine) to contact TCHD to verify its authenticity,” officials explained.

For verification, please email a copy of the letter to eoc@tchdnow.org

Questions and concerns may be directed to 330-343-5555 x126 or x110.

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