PLHS officials warn public of scam

March 8, 2024

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is receiving reports about scammers calling and texting people in the Watertown area claiming to be from Prairie Lakes while asking for personal information. The calls and texts show up on Caller ID with local area codes.

Prairie Lakes does NOT ask for personal information such as full social security number, insurance information, and/or Medicare ID number over the phone or through text message.

If you receive a call or text that is unexpected or the person on the line is asking for personal information, you should simply hang up or delete the text message.