A COVID testing company that is under investigation has suspended its operations for a week amid mounting criticism over its practices.
The Illinois-based Center for COVID Control (CCC), which says it has more than 300 testing locations across the country, announced in a press release on Thursday that it is pausing its operations across all testing sites beginning Friday, January 14, and plans to reopen on Saturday, January 22.
The news comes as the COVID-19 testing company, which operates nationwide, has come under scrutiny after customers complained about its practices. Some of the company’s testing sites are pop-ups run out of sheds or mobile storage units.
The Department of Justice in Oregon launched a civil investigation into the company for Unfair Trade Practices Act violations, according to USA Today, which reported that complaints have been lodged against the firm in Washington and Minnesota.
The news outlet also reported that the states of…