Bed bugs have received much attention in recent years, especially as travelers come into contact with infestations of this blood-feeding insect. They may be difficult to control without help from a pest control professional
Bites in the home
- What Is Biting Me?
Sometimes people feel they have been bitten by pests inside their homes.Attention: Non-MDH link
|Bed Bug Hotline: 612-624-2200
The University of Minnesota's bed bug resource center hotline offers guidance on how to deal with bed bug infestations.
|The MN Bed Bug Hotline Fact Sheet (PDF: 495KB/1 page)|
More fact sheets
- Let's Beat the Bed Bug!
Fact sheets with information for homeowners, tenants, students, travelers, and pest management professionals from the Department of Entomology at the University of Minnesota. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Lodging in Minnesota: Detection and Control of Bed Bugs in Lodging Establishments
Fact sheet for lodging establishments.
- Bed Bugs
Bed bugs have resurged to quickly become a very important pest of the 21st century, as they invade numerous urban areas including hostels, hotels and residences. University of Minnesota Extension Service. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Joint Statement on Bed Bug Control in the CDC and the EPA
The United States from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency developed this document to highlight emerging public health issues associated with bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) in communities throughout the United States. Attention: Non-MDH link