Today’s bed bug conference in Cincinnati

by nobugsonme on August 14, 2008 · 3 comments

in bed bugs, cincinnati, ohio

Did anyone attend today’s bed bug conference in Cincinnati?

According to a Kentucky Post blurb which preceded the conference,

More than 400 people are expected to learn about the latest ways to prevent and eradicate the bugs. They’ll also talk about ways that landlords can help keep bugs from making a home in their buildings. Bed bug cases are expected to rise by 35% this year in Cincinnati.

If you were there, let us know how it went!

Update: WBNS 10TV has a piece on the Cincinnati Health Department’s bed bug conference. It says officials reported complaints of bed bugs in Cincinnati have doubled in the past year:

Officials said the number of bed bug complaints in the city have doubled since last year. Eliminating an infestation can be difficult.

“In the southwest Ohio region, the bed bug species are very resistant to pesticides that are available,” said Camille Jones of the Cincinnati health department.

It may take months of repeated insecticide applications to remove bed bugs from a home, experts said.

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1 nobugsonme August 15, 2008 at 11:47 am

Updated to add news video from WBNS.

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