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January 27, 2022 Health & Wellness

What You Need to Know About COVID Testing

With the expansion of COVID-19 testing accessibility, you may have questions about how you can get tested for the virus, what costs are covered, and by whom. There are options available to you for testing sites and home test kits. But be aware that with this increase in testing, the scams are popping up making it increasingly important to be informed.

For vital information about testing please refer to the Fraud Alert posted on 1/27/22. You can also click here to watch a video produced by our partners at the Ohio Senior Medicare Patrol. This video provides great tips on how to avoid scam COVID-19 test sites.

Scammers are circling, so please turn to trusted resources to know that the tests you are receiving are not fraudulent or misleading. Please contact your doctor, local pharmacy, or health department for confirmation on test sites. Another resource is the federal government website,, or you can call 1-800-232-0233.

Please contact Wisconsin Senior Medicare Patrol at 888-818-2611 if you suspect COVID-19 health care fraud.