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Illinois Attorney General: Center for COVID Control pop-up testing sites will remain closed 'for the foreseeable future'

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In this image provided by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, this March 13, 2020, photo, shows a vial of purified water that was seized on March 20, 2020, in Los Angeles. Federal officials say the COVID-19 outbreak has unleashed a wave of fraud. An arm of the Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations, has opened more than 300 cases in recent weeks that include counterfeit products and medicines as well as fake tests for the virus. (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP)

The Illinois Attorney General's Office says the Center for COVID Control will postpone the reopening of any of its pop-up testing locations around the state "for the foreseeable future."

In a news release, Attorney General Kwame Raoul said his office has received a number of complaints about the Rolling Meadows-based company, ranging from testing results being delayed or never received, to results being provided to people who were never tested.

The Center for COVID Control operated testing sites in Peoria and East Peoria.

The Minnesota Attorney General is suing the Center for COVID Control in a consumer protection lawsuit, and Oregon prosecutors are also investigating the company.

Raoul says people needing a COVID-19 test should head to the Illinois Department of Public Health's website to find a location.

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