bed bugs in nursing homes

Bed-bugs.co.uk exports its hotel bed bug monitoring system to US (NY and NJ)

February 5, 2013

Here’s an interesting development: Bed-bugs.co.uk in the UK has now licensed its Hotel Monitoring System for bed bugs to New York-based company Dana K9 (which we understand from their website has, until this point, focused on canine scent detection). The system will likely make its way into New York and New Jersey hotels and hostels, […]

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Employees claim nursing home kept bed bugs a secret

November 2, 2011

NBC4 reports that employees at the Circleville Care and Rehabilitation Center in central Ohio claimed the nursing home kept the center’s bed bugs a secret from patients’ families: They claimed management threatened them with termination should anyone notify the media. They also claimed that families of patients were not being told about the problem. The […]

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Allegheny County Health Department is tracking increase of bed bugs in Pittsburgh

March 30, 2009

WPXI.com reports that The Allegheny County Health Department has seen an increase in calls about bedbugs. The tiny insects that live in mattresses were virtually eliminated by the use of D-D-T, a pesticide that was banned in the early ’70s. During the past several decades, the bugs have made a big comeback. Allegheny County Health […]

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