Cook County Health says texts asking for vaccine card are legit

Several residents who got the text contacted ABC7 saying they thought the message was a scam because of a typo and the unusual request.

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- And tonight, Cook County health officials say a text message sent out earlier today asking some people to send them a picture of their vaccine card is legitimate. Several residents who got the text like this one contacted the I-Team here saying that they thought the message was a scam because of a typo and the unusual request. In a statement, Cook County health officials state they were trying to reconcile some second dose appointment that did not have a matching first dose record in their system.