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Nassau County Department of Health complex has bed bugs

April 19, 2010

Newsday reports that bed bugs are a problem at the Nassau County (Long Island, New York) health and human services complex in Uniondale. Bed bugs at Nassau County’s health and human services complex in Uniondale are resisting efforts to be evicted, causing concern among employees there, according to union officials. “This has been ongoing since […]

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Baltimore’s 311 Online now has a bed bug complaint option

July 17, 2009

Adam Meister reports on that residents of Baltimore can now report bed bugs to the city through 311 online. 311 online now has a bed bug complaint option. These nasty little critters are invading Southeast Baltimore according to this City Paper article. If you see a discarded mattress in an alley do not get […]

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The ethics of bed bugs: the lies landlords and roommates tell

October 17, 2008

Leigh Kamping-Carder has an excellent new article in the Observer’s Real Estate section on the lies landlords tell tenants and roommates tell other roommates. At least a quarter of the article is about landlords and roommates who do not disclose the presence of bed bugs to prospective tenants or roommates until it is too late […]

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The Bed Bug Registry adds new features

October 6, 2008

Maciej from the Bed Bug Registry has let me know of a few site improvements he’s added. First, you can look up hotels and see all reports for a given chain. Here’s an example. Of course, no chain is immune to bed bugs, but companies may deal proactively with bed bugs to different degrees. Also, […]

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Bed bugs on the comeback in Israel

July 23, 2008

An article in Haaretz reports that bed bugs are making a comeback in Israel. A second article in the same media outlet tells Israelis what to do if they suspect they have bed bugs: If the bite is found to be that of a bedbug, a report should be filed with the ministry of health […]

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Bed Bug Awareness bill in Ohio House of Representatives

June 15, 2008

Ohio’s House introduced the following on Thursday June 12th, according to Fox 28 News: HB 590 BED BUG AWARENESS — To establish the Bed Bug Awareness, Education, and Prevention Program and to make an appropriation. According to the state legislature’s website, these are the details of the Bill, sponsored by Representative Dale Mallory: A BILL […]

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