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Nashua, NH Health Officers on prowl for bed bugs

February 13, 2008

I am delighted to report this news item from Patrick Meighan of the Nashua Telegraph in Nashua, New Hampshire. It’s a story about how Nashua city Health Officer Nelson Ortega and Deputy Health Officer Heidi Peek spent 4 and a half hours inspecting all 117 rooms in a rooming house in Nashua, and found 16 […]

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Tomorrow’s bed bug seminar in New York (Tuesday 2/5/2008)

February 4, 2008

Tomorrow the Bed Bug Seminar comes to Astoria. This is where it is located (travel directions included). Tuesday, February 5 from 8PM to 9PM at Ricardo’s Catering Hall, 21-01 24th Avenue in Astoria, Queens. Remember to RSVP, per the city’s request: Anyone interested in attending any of these seminars is encouraged to call (212) 863-8830 […]

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The first “bed bug seminar” hit New York City last night

January 29, 2008

The first of three bed bug seminars planned by the city of New York happened last night. NBC Channel 4 did a brief recap on the 11 o’clock news, but video is not available from wnbc.com as of this writing. Bedbugger was not on the scene, unfortunately, but we did get some eyewitness reports. Our […]

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Still more on New York’s response to bed bugs

January 19, 2008

The press release for the New York HPD bed bug seminars is here. It includes dates and times, addresses, and a phone number for more information. Seminars will be in English and Spanish. Please do call the number listed below to reserve a spot. The first seminar is scheduled to take place on Monday, January […]

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More on New York’s response to bed bugs

January 17, 2008

Lots of news items are appearing, as the plan we heard of on Tuesday was officially announced yesterday. NY1’s Cindi Avila quoted Gale Brewer as to the reason New York is taking action: Last year, the city’s 311 hotline got 7,000 bedbug related calls, almost four times more than just three years earlier. Now the […]

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New York City to get bed bug awareness campaign

January 15, 2008

Finally. The Daily News reports that New York City is going to get a bed bug education campaign. The article reports that there will be town hall meetings about bed bugs in Washington Heights (1/28), Astoria (2/5) and Bushwick (3/12). Housing officials will roll out the campaign with a town hall meeting Jan. 28 in […]

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NY Daily News: bed bug epidemic attacks New York City

December 30, 2007

The lead story in the “News” section of today’s New York Daily News is on bed bugs. That’s good: it’s always good to see bed bugs in the news. It’s not a particularly helpful story, however. For starters, there are inaccuracies. Let’s start with this caption below a photo of an adult bed bug: Unfed […]

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