Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Online

July 15, 2013

Fidelis Care expands in Lockport

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

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Fidelis Care expands in Lockport

Fidelis Care has announced that Vanessa Marthia, a Family Nurse Practitioner at Lockport Pediatrics, is a new participant with the New York State Catholic Health Plan.

The Lockport Pediatrics office is located at 139 Professional Parkway in Lockport. All of the providers at Lockport Pediatrics are now part of the Fidelis Care network.

Fidelis Care offers free or low-cost health insurance through New York State-sponsored health insurance programs Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid Managed Care. Members are covered for regular checkups, preventive care, routine screenings, hospital and emergency care, eye exams, dental care, and more.

For more information, call Fidelis Care at 1-888-FIDELIS (1-888-343-3547) or visit fideliscare.org.

State police warn of ‘phishing’ scam

The New York State Police are warning citizens of a possible “phishing” scam in Western New York. Residents have received calls from a company that warns of computer viruses and the caller asks for remote access to computers to fix the “problem.”

“Phishing” is an attempt to access personal or financial information, through electronic communication, while posing as a legitimate or trustworthy entity.

Citizens are reminded to never give personal information during unsolicited telephone, text or online communications.