Cohoes woman accused of forging COVID vaccine card

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A woman from Cohoes is facing charges, after an investigation into fake COVID vaccine cards.

Krystal Barton, 36, was arrested Tuesday and charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument.

Police say she gave the fake card to a healthcare facility in Albany to meet employment requirements.

State police say they got a tip from the Department of Health about forged vaccine record cards being distributed on Facebook.