Bed Bug Resources

by nobugsonme on April 20, 2008

Last updated 6 April 2014

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University add Government Fact Sheets
Comprehensive Guides to Bed Bugs and Treatment
Bed Bug Policy Advocacy Groups, Local “Task Forces”
Bed Bug Blogs and Personal Accounts
Other Sources of Information and Support
French
Spanish
Information on Pesticides
Information and Help for Landlords and Tenants
Information for the Hospitality Industry
Information for Shelter Operators
Information for Home Visitors, Health Care and Social Workers, and others who work in people’s homes
Selected Articles (trade and popular)
Selected Research Studies (academic)
Sources of Legal AdviceRegister Infested AddressesAudio, Video, Photos of Bed BugsInformation on Biting Mites, Bird Mites, etc.

Fact Sheets and Bed Bug Information Pages (university, government)

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Comprehensive Guides to Bed Bugs and Treatment

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Policy Advocacy and Local “Task Forces”

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Bed Bug Blogs and Personal Accounts (and years actively discussing bed bugs)

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Is your story missing? Post it on our forums, or share a link to your bed bug blog with us (contact form). Other Sources of Information and Support

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French

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Spanish

  • Preguntas Frecuentes en Espanol (our Spanish FAQs)
  • Agencia de Protección Ambiental, EE. UU.
    Oficina de Programas de Pesticidas
    “CHINCHES”/US Environmental Protection Agency “BED BUGS”
    (2009)(PDF)
  • Cómo prevenir y eliminar las chinches de manera segura: Una guía para propietarios, administradores e inquilinos (PDF)

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About Pesticides

  • “To inquire if a pesticide is registered for use in your state
  • To find out more about the rules and regulations governing pesticide use in your state
  • To find out if your state requires notification or postings prior to pesticide applications
  • To register a complaint concerning a pesticide misapplication
  • To find out how to become a certified pesticide applicator
  • To report a pesticide exposure or misuse at work.”

You can find your state’s pesticide regulatory agency here.

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For Landlords and Tenants

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For Hospitality Industry

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For Shelter Operators

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For Home Visitors (and others who work in potentially infested homes)

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Selected Articles (popular/trade)

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Selected Research Studies (academic)

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Sources of Legal Advice Note: if you have questions about your legal rights as a tenant, try calling the tenant organizations listed in the Information for Landlords and Tenants above. If your local organization is not listed (most aren’t), try Googling the name of your city (or the nearest city) and “tenants organization.” If you locate one in your region, they should be able to direct you to a local group. Please let us know if your local tenants’ organization should be added to our list please email me using this contact form.

  • American Bar Association Lawyer Referral service: refers callers to appropriate lawyers in USA and Canada
  • In NYC, you can call the NYC Bar lawyer referral service.
  • Lawhelp.org, in the US, “helps low and moderate income people find free legal aid programs in their communities, and answers to questions about their legal rights.”
  • For low cost or pro bono legal help in Canada, see the resources listed in Canadian Bar Association’s FAQ.

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Register Infested Addresses

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Audio, Video, Photos

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Bird (and other) Mites (a completely different problem)

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