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Indiana AG Hill warns Hoosiers to beware fake coronavirus tests

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | March 29, 2020
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is warning Hoosiers of scammers taking advantage of the scarcity of coronavirus tests by falsely claiming to be able to provide testing.
Curtis Hill
Attorney General   Curtis Hill
“Consumers are at risk not only of losing money from these scams,” Attorney General Hill said, “but of getting dangerously false information about their infection status. We’re working to protect Indiana residents and ensure better outcomes.”

Topics: Indiana Hill coronavirus

There are currently no tests that can be self-administered at home to find out whether someone has COVID-19.

The only tests currently available in Indiana require a doctor's order and specimen collection done by a medical professional. At this time, there is no FDA-approved blood test to determine whether someone has COVID-19.

Because conditions are constantly changing regarding the availability of testing and decisions about who qualifies, Hoosiers should keep up with the latest information by consulting credible sources.


 

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