Gunnison residents have been receiving text messages instructing them to respond in order to pay a sum of money owed to the Gunnison County Health and Human Services Department. The messages show the Health and Human Services phone number, but DO NOT RESPOND, DO NOT REPLY! THIS IS A SCAM! Anyone receiving a suspicious text should delete it. There is no official effort to collect monies in this manner. Anyone with questions should contact the Gunnison County Department of Health and Human Services at 970-641-3244.