Recent bed bug infestation marks growing trend in Asheville's housing developments An apartment complex for the city's low-income and disabled seniors is struggling with a bedbug infestation.
The laws and rules focus on bed bug infestations in a variety of specific settings such as multifamily housing (Arizona, Florida, Maine, New York) vacation homes (South Dakota), trains (Illinois), hotels (Kansas, Nevada, Minnesota, Ohio, West Virginia), schools (New York) and migrant labor camps (Iowa) Continue reading →
Other signs that you have bedbugs include: Blood stains on your sheets or pillowcases Dark or rusty spots of bedbug excrement on sheets and mattresses, bed clothes, and walls Bedbug fecal spots,
Find them, get rid of them: An introduction to bed bugs. Tackling Bed Bugs: A Starter Guide for Local Government (PDF)(39 pp, 1.5 Mb) Exit. Bed bug tip of the month. Don't panic and discard your belongings. You can clean or treat most items.
In the United States, human-associated bed bug infestations are primarily due to Cimex lectularius. Cimex hemipterus is another species of bed bug that is found in tropical and subtropical climates. Where can I come into contact with bed bugs? Bed bugs go through several immature (nymphal) stages as they grow into adults.
Bed bugs are found in all 50 states. Specifically, the pests were encountered by 17 percent of respondents in the Northeast; 20 percent in the Midwest; 20 percent in the South; and 19 percent in the West. Most Americans are concerned about bed bugs and believe that infestations in the United States are increasing.