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NYC Department of Health revamps its bed bug information

February 9, 2010

The big news this week is that New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has now produced a new guide Preventing and Getting Rid of Bed Bugs Safely (PDF in English, Spanish, and Chinese). While not perfect, it is miles better than previous literature available from the city, and is presented much more […]

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NYC Department of Health tells press about movie theater bed bug complaint

October 24, 2009

The New York City Health Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) apparently received an anonymous tip last week that the UA Theater Sheepshead Bay 14 on Shore Parkway in Brooklyn had bed bugs. Fox 5 News reports that A manager on site did not want to speak with Fox 5’s Ti-Hua Chang about the […]

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Bed bugs invade New York City Department of Health offices

September 25, 2009

The New York Post reports that New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene workers are being bitten by bed bugs. Workers in the department’s tuberculosis-prevention unit complain that the painful pests have invaded their offices on the eighth floor of 346 Broadway for the second time. “People are really upset,” one worker said, […]

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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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