FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION: Face mask exemption cards not issued from government

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION: Face mask exemption cards not issued from government
FILE PHOTO: An injured veteran was denied service at a credit union because he was not wearing a mask, something he is physically unable to. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

FLORIDA — The Federal Trade Comminsion says the COVID-19 face mask exemption cards are not issued from the government. Individuals should use caution.

“The fact is, these cards aren’t issued or endorsed by DOJ, or any other federal agency. DOJ urges the public not to rely on the information contained in these postings, and to visit ADA.gov for ADA information issued by the agency.

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“For information about your rights under the ADA, visit ADA.gov, or call 800-514-0301 or 800-514-0383 (TTY).

“Want more information about the latest scams we’re seeing? Visit ftc.gov/coronavirus, and sign up for our consumer alerts. And, when you spot a scam, tell the FTC: ftc.gov/complaint. Because you can help us keep working to put a stop to these scams.”