KDHE and KDOR Urge Kansans to be Alert for Text Phishing Scams


TOPEKA - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR) urge Kansans to be alert for text messages that claim to represent KDHE and KDOR. These unsolicited messages may be phishing scams, and people should delete and not open the links or respond to such texts.

The text messages have the following message:

Kansas Covid-19 Vaccine Driver License Waiver Validation Validate your details below


Department of Health | State of Kansas

State agencies will not send unsolicited text messages requesting vaccination status, social security number or other sensitive information. Additionally, all KDHE and KDOR websites end with a .gov suffix. Websites with endings such as .com or .org are not legitimate, and Kansans should not click them.

People can report scam text messages in three ways:

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