New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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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WNYC on the EPA National Bed Bug Summit, which starts tomorrow

April 13, 2009

WNYC reports on the EPA National Bed Bug Summit which is happening tomorrow and Wednesday in Arlington, Va. WNYC’s Fred Mogul interviewed New York City Assistant Health Commissioner Dan Kass: KASS: There are folks who have done a tremendous amount of study, about the kinds of products and practices that work well, there are other […]

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New York City has a new bed bug bill!

December 8, 2008

Renee of New York vs. Bed Bugs uncovered a surprise on the New York City Council website: a new bed bug bill, Int. no. 873, calls for the Department of Health to get involved in the bed bug fight in New York City, by training PCOs in proper bed bug treatment, providing a list of […]

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New NYC DOHMH factsheets on bed bugs

November 4, 2006

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in New York City has put out two new fact sheets on bed bugs. (Be aware, clicking each of the following links will download a PDF!) One is for the general public, and the other for hotel and hospitality workers, managers, and owners. Thanks to blogger Bugged Out […]

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