bed bug prevention

At least one Olympian suffering bed bug bites

February 13, 2010

The news is inundated with stories of Canadian downhill skier Manny Osborne-Paradis’s bout with bed bugs in his lodgings at the Vancouver Winter Olympics. The Star’s Dave Perkins wrote, He might or might not win Canada’s first medal of these Olympic Games when the real racing begins Saturday with the men’s downhill 2:45 p.m. ET, […]

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Langdon Mill Apartments: now 85% bed bug-free

September 14, 2009

Thank goodness the building is under the care of a community organization and landlord that is not willing to put up with this building being only 85% bed bug-free. Remember this campaign to free a 20-unit Manchester, New Hampshire building (Langdon Mill Apartments) of bed bugs? A group called NH Bed Bugs, spearheaded by members […]

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Free bed bug information session in Vancouver

February 24, 2009

The Structural Pest Management Association of British Columbia (SPMABC) will be hosting a free information session on bed bugs and related topics this Saturday (February 28th) at Library Square from 9:00am – 1:00pm. Admission is free, but on a first come, first served basis (the room holds 300 people). Topics will include:

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Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite Act of 2008

May 20, 2008

Bed bugs have arrived in the United States House of Representatives. All this time we’ve been waiting and hoping to see cities and states, in a painfully gradual trickle, taking action on the national bed bug epidemic. I confess I’m rather amazed at this turn of events. On May 15, Representative G. K. Butterfield (D-North […]

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Kentucky Department of Public Health steps up its bed bug fight

November 22, 2007

Just as the Lexington-Fayette Health Department did, the State of Kentucky invites residents with bed bugs to call their Public Health Department, according to this article in the Central Kentucky News-Journal online. Public Health Commissioner William Hacker, M.D., recommends that people who think they may have a problem with bed bugs seek advice from their […]

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