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RUTHERFORDTON – Rutherford Regional Health System (RRHS) has learned from other hospitals of a phone scam that targets hospital patients who receive phone calls from an “866” area code requesting personal information to update the hospital’s records.
To date, no RRHS patients have reported receiving such a call. For patients of Rutherford Regional who may be targeted, however, RRHS officials assure the public that these calls would not originate from Rutherford Regional or any representatives of the hospital.
Patients should not give any information if they receive this type of phone call.
In light of this situation, here are some important tips to avoid falling victim to phone scams: