Bed bugs do not fly; they either crawl or are carried from place to place. When a bed bug feeds, its body swells and becomes bright red, making it appear to be a different insect. In homes, hotels, or other dwellings, bed bugs feed primarily on human blood, usually at night when people are sleeping.
bed bugs or bed bug droppings Adult Bed Bugs on a Human Hand Adult Next to a Nymph *Pictures courtesy of the California Department of Public Health, unless other-wise indicated. Bed bugs feed primarily on human blood, but are not known to transmit disease. An individual's immune response can lead to
Mosquito & Vector Control Documents. What is a Vector. Africanized Honey Bees Q & As. Bee and Wasp Safety Tips . Bee and Wasp Safety First Aid Tips. Bed Bugs. Cockroaches. Flies. Hantavirus Illness and How to Avoid it. Is it a Mosquito? Lyme Disease. Mosquitoes. Mosquito Fish. Non-Biting Midges. Plague. Prevent Invasive Aedes Mosquitoes in and
Bed Bugs (note: Bed bugs are not vectors for human disease) West Nile Virus. Rodent Control. Snap Traps. Pigeon Nuisances Related Agencies. Department of Building Inspection. Department of Environment . Making a Complaint. For complaints about vector control call or visit 311 to have your complaint recorded and routed correctly to Environmental
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