Prairie Lakes Warns Community of Scam Calls

Monday, February 12, 2024
Phishing Scam Alert
Phishing Scam Alert

WATERTOWN, S.D. – February 12, 2024 – Prairie Lakes Healthcare System warns patients and nonpatients of a calling scam in which someone who claims to be calling on behalf of Prairie Lakes, Medicare, or a credit card company is asking for personal information.

The call appears to show up on Caller ID as “Brown Clinic” with local phone number prefixes. It is important to know that Prairie Lakes does not ask for personal information over the phone such as your full social security number or Medicare ID number. If you receive a call that is unexpected or the person on the line is asking for personal information, simply hang up and call your provider to verify. Do not share personal information.


About Prairie Lakes Healthcare System

Located in Watertown, S.D., Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is an independent healthcare organization that provides care for 90,000 people in a ten-county region of northeast South Dakota and western Minnesota. The system is focused on meeting the needs of the region with a mission to make a positive difference in the health of the patients and communities they serve. Prairie Lakes Healthcare System offers exceptional care every day in 30 medical specialties/services with over 800 physicians, caregivers, and professionals on staff to serve their communities.

Written by PLHS Marketing
Last modified on Monday, February 12, 2024