Fake Letter Claims Children Need To Be Tested For Coronavirus For Families To Get Social Services

Officials are warning Yolo County residents about a fake letter going around that wrongly states children need to be tested for coronavirus in order to get state assistance.The letter, dated to May 6, claims COVID-19 testing is mandatory for all members of a household – including children – looking to receive CalFresh and MediCal benefits.Officials stress that state and county human services departments will never ask people about their health status in applications for benefits.

Read more at: https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2020/05/12/yolo-county-fake-calfresh-medi-cal-testing-letter/