CDC Foundation Scam: Criminals Taking Advantage of the Coronavirus Pandemic

To make sure that your donation supports the CDC Foundation’s coronavirus emergency response, donors can contact the CDC Foundation’s advancement department at 404-523-1873. Contributions to the CDC Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund can be made on our crowdfunding website set up for this response at or by phone, fax or mail. To discuss giving and partnership opportunities, contact the CDC Foundation at 404.653.0790 or If you are concerned about a fraudulent email message related to the coronavirus response, please contact the Secretary of State’s office in your state to report it.

CDC Foundation Scam  Criminals Taking Advantage of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Also, there are scammers or criminals are taking advantage of the coronavirus situation by coaxing people to open their doors under the pretext that they are from the Centers for Disease Control. The criminals are going to residences posing as health care workers offering tests for COVID-19 Coronavirus. They may even be dressed in medical gear. This is a SCAM! There is NO residential or home-visit testing for Coronavirus. Testing will only be done at government-designated areas. Please call the police if someone visits your residence. People are encouraged to stay home and restrict movement to slow the spread of this virus.

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CDC Foundation Scam: Criminals Taking Advantage of the Coronavirus Pandemic