Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living is warning Manitobans of a possible phone scam involving Manitoba health cards.

A member of the public received a call from an automated service asking for their personal information related to a problem with their health card.

Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living does not use automated calls to contact the public about their health card.

If you receive such a call, do not provide any personal information and report the call to the local law enforcement agency.

For more information on what to do if you receive a fraudulent call, visit the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre’s website at www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/index-eng.htm.

For more information:

  • Public information, contact Manitoba Government Inquiry: 1-866-626-4862 or 204-945-3744.
  • Media requests for general information, contact Communications Services Manitoba: 204-945-3765.

Media requests for ministerial comment, contact Communications and Stakeholder Relations: 204-945-4916.