Environmental Protection Agency

Don't let the bed bugs bite at your facility

Don't let the bed bugs bite at your facility

Once a pest expected only to be encountered on rare occasion, bed bugs are more prevalent than you'd think in healthcare facilities — especially in long-term care and assisted living facilities. In fact, more than a quarter of respondents to an Association for the Healthcare Environment survey earlier this year indicated they had experienced a problem with bed bugs in their facility.

EPA bites back at bedbugs with treatment information database

Bedbugs continue to be a nuisance in commercial and private settings across the country. The Environmental Protection Agency has published a new database of information to educate the public on how best to eliminate the insects.