PROCEDURE FOR BED BUG MANAGEMENT 1. Precautions Standard Precautions apply to all patients including those known or suspected of having bed bugs. 2. Procedure for environmental control If a bed bug infestation is suspected in the health care facility, the following environmental procedures are recommended: a.
How can I treat a bedbug infestation? Use a stiff brush to scrub mattress seams to remove bedbugs and their eggs before vacuuming. "Stop Bed Bugs Safely."
Remove all clutter. Remove all items from closets, shelves, and drawers. Wash all bedding and clothing (and put washed items in sealed plastic bags). Thoroughly vacuum. Move out during the exterminator's treatment (you can often return the same day). Destroy infested items that can't be treated (such as mattresses).
Bed bugs are named as such because they are primarily found on beds. To check your beds for evidence, remove all bedding and mattress encasements until the mattress is the only thing that is left. The mattress is the most common place where they will hide.
Bed bugs removal and eradication is a complicated process not because they are hard to control, but because it's hard to identify the infestation. Bed bugs don't fly from one place to another and mostly they get carried through human being or through your clothes, curtain etc.
If you suspect an infestation, remove all bedding and check it carefully for signs of the bugs or their excrement. Remove the dust cover over the bottom of the box springs and examine the seams in