Phone Scam Targeting Athol Area Residents

November 29, 2017

Athol Hospital was recently notified of a phone scam affecting residents of the Athol Area.

When residents receive these scam calls, the caller ID that the call is coming from Athol Hospital.

We want to assure residents that if you are to receive a genuine call from Athol Hospital, our staff will identify themselves by name and department, as well as leave a number at which you can return the call, verifying it is indeed from the Hospital.

The program used in this scam does not provide those additional details.

Furthermore, Hospital Administration is working with the Attorney General’s Office to help identify the source of these scam calls.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Athol Hospital at (978) 249-3511.