The Decorah Police Department and the Winneshiek County Sheriff's Department are urging the public to be aware of numerous scams in the area.

"If you receive a phone call stating that you have been selected to receive a free medical alert system, please do not give out any of your personal information. This is a scam; some of the phone call may even be automated," a release from law enforcement stated.

Officials are warning citizens to never send any money or give out personal information. Contact the Decorah Police Department at 563-382-3667 or the Winneshiek County Sheriff's Department at 563- 382-4268 for more information.