GUIDANCE FOR PROPERTY OWNERS AND TENANTS ON THE CONTROL AND PREVENTION OF BED BUG INFESTATIONS IN CALIFORNIA
There has been a resurgence of bed bug infestations throughout the United States. In response to this re-emerging public health issue, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is providing guidance to assist affected entities on the prevention, surveillance, and control of bed bug infestations. Based on reports from local health departments and pest control operators (PCOs), bed bug infestations have been found in hotels, nursing homes, public housing, apartment complexes, shelters, moving vans, jails, furniture rental stores, dormitories and other multi-unit dwellings.
Everyone thinks bed bugs live on the mattresses in hotels. No, not if the linens are laundered daily. They don’t like clean. They use the mattress as a freeway for the 30 minute commute from home to the diner, which is, unfortunately, your guest!
So, where do bed bugs live, build their nest, lay their eggs and raise their young?