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DRPS Supports BOAA – Protect Yourself & Be Aware of Frauds and Scams

DRPS Supports BOAA – Protect Yourself & Be Aware of Frauds and Scams

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✴️AVAILABLE NOW – DRPS Information Regarding COVID-19 Frauds & Scams✴️

READ MORE BELOW AND FOLLOW ALONG

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Protect yourself, beware of:

  • Spoofed government, healthcare or research information
  • Unsolicited calls, emails and texts giving medical advice or requesting urgent action or payment
  • Unauthorized or fraudulent charities requesting money for victims, products or research
  • High-priced or low-quality products purchased in bulk by consumers and resold for profit
    • These items may be expired and/or dangerous to your health
  • Questionable offers, such as:
    • miracle cures
    • herbal remedies
    • vaccinations
    • faster testing
  • Fake and deceptive online ads, including:
    • cleaning products
    • hand sanitizers
    • other items in high demand

  • Cleaning and heating companies offering duct cleaning services or air filters to protect from COVID-19.
  • Local and provincial hydro/electrical power companies threatening to disconnect your power for non-payment.
  • Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, or the World Health Organization, offering fake lists for sale of COVID-19 infected people in your neighbourhood.
  • Public Health Agency of Canada giving false results saying you have been tested positive for COVID-19 and/or tricking people into confirming health card/credit card numbers for a prescription.
  • Red Cross (and other known charities) offering free medical products, like masks, for a donation.
  • Government departments sending out COVID-19 themed phishing emails, tricking you into opening malicious attachments and/or revealing sensitive personal and financial details.
  • Financial advisors pressuring people to invest in hot new stocks related to COVID-19 and/or offering financial aid/loads to help you get through the shut downs.
  • Door-to-door sales people selling household decontamination services.
  • Private companies selling fast COVID-19 tests and fraudulent products that claim to treat or prevent the virus.

 

Other Resources:

2020.03.11 COVID-19

https://www.interpol.int/fr/Actualites-et-evenements/Actualites/2020/INTERPOL-warns-of-financial-fraud-linked-to-COVID-19

https://www.fool.com/investing/2020/03/27/fraud-and-coronavirus-covid-19.aspx

 

All we can do at this time is take deep breaths and respond in a way that serves you best. We hope that you know how much we care about our followers, members and the community at large and will continue to do our best to provide you with what we do best.

You will see us most active on the BOAA Facebook Page so please make sure you are connected with us there and share with your friends!

With love💕
– Team BOAA 🙏🙏

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📣To Our Valued Members📣
 
In response to the Provincial Statement released on Wednesday April 7th 2021 regarding the Stay-at-Home Order, the Bowmanville Older Adult Association facility will be closed from Thursday April 8th at 1 pm to Monday May 10th at 9 am. Our office will remain CLOSED with all Drive-Thru Meal events and Footcare appointments cancelled.
 
The BOAA remains committed to continuing to provide safe and exceptional older adult programs and events to our members. We encourage all members to take advantage of our FREE activities via BOAA Without Walls Programming:
☑️Virtual Programs via ZOOM
☑️Phone Programs
☑️Videos Available on BOAA’s Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/BOAA2856
☑️Care Calls
☑️Follow us on social media for more!
 
Deliveries will be provided by Team BOAA when required for those who have registered for the Virtual Tea Party, Virtual Soap Workshop & Virtual Book Club.
 
We truly appreciate the support you have offered us during these troubling times and we ask that you continue to make informed decisions while making sure you are always looking out for your health and safety. Reach out to us if you have questions or require further information. We will get through this together.
 
The BOAA facility will remain CLOSED to members & guests, however, if you require assistance please contact Angie Darlison at:
☎️ 905-242-5585
We want you to know how much we care about YOU: our followers, members and the community at large. Our VISION is to inspire our members to be independent, active, healthy, empowered and socially connected. Our commitment to you is that we will continue to do our best to provide you with what we do best.
 
Stay active and get involved on the BOAA Facebook page! Please make sure you are connected with us here and share with your friends!
 
With love💕
– Team BOAA 🙏🙏
UPDATED APRIL 7TH 2021
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