bed bug identification

Word to the NYCDOE: if bed bugs enter schools, they can harbor in them and be taken home

February 19, 2013

PS 69 in Jackson Heights, Queens has had bed bugs in fifteen classrooms since September 2012, but the New York City Department of Education claims it isn’t infested. As I will explain in a moment, it all hinges on how the DOE defines the term “infested.” (Click here to view video if it doesn’t load.) […]

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Identifying bed bugs: a pest identification service may help

January 25, 2010

Are you sure you have bed bugs?  Lots of people find a suspicious bug, and need to know (asap) what they’re dealing with. Some people are able to visit a local entomologist or university extension service, and others will ask a local pest firm to identify their bug. And some people even put their samples […]

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Stamford, Connecticut: 41 cases of bed bugs reported so far this year

September 10, 2008

According to the Stamford Advocate, that city’s health department expects last year’s 85 reported cases of bed bugs will be surpassed this year. (Remember, those are just the cases that get reported to the health department): “It’s going up and it’s going to continue to go up,” said Mike Kraynak, director of health inspections. As […]

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