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Arnot Health Warns Patients of Spam Calls

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Arnot Health is reporting an uptick in spam calls to its patients – the number on your phone says it is Arnot Ogden Medical Center, St. Joseph’s, or Ira Davenport Hospital, but it’s not.

The local health system says it does have a legitimate need to get information from you over the phone like to pre-register or schedule you for surgery or a procedure. Spammers may try to get you to divulge personal information like your date of birth, social security number, Medicare or Medicaid, or other insurance information.

If you suspect the call is not truly from Arnot Health, tell the person you will call them back and hang up. Then call the main hospital number of the facility they claimed to represent:

Arnot Ogden Medical Center – 607-737-4100

St. Joseph’s Hospital – 607-733-6541

Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital – 607-776-8500

Let the operator know the office or area you feel is trying to reach you. They can then transfer you to the appropriate area on a secure line. If you are not sure who may be trying to reach you the operator will transfer you to a member of Arnot Health’s team who can help you.

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