Besides wreaking havoc on cinema-goers at the AMC Empire 25 this week, bed bugs have also been plaguing more city offices.
Bed bug treatments went on from Monday through Wednesday this week on floors 4 through 7 of the New York City office building at 151 W. Broadway in Tribeca (including the city’s Office of Child Support Enforcement and Human Resources Administration), according to FoxNY. As a precaution, the building’s third-floor courtrooms were also treated.
The infestation was detected last Thursday, and confirmed by a canine unit on Friday.
After only three days of treatment, Fox reports that a city spokeswoman has now proclaimed the building “bed bug free”.
Note: unfortunately, most bed bug treatment methods do not eliminate bed bugs in one treatment; it is therefore unlikely that the building is now “bed bug free”.