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Emergency Facilities

  1. Bed Bug Prevention for Emergency Facilities and Patient Transport (PDF) - en español  
    Date: NA
    Author: Dini M. Miller, Ph.D., Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech
    Source: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

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Health Centers/Hospitals

  1. Bed Bug Prevention for Emergency Facilities and Patient Transport (PDF) - en español  
    Date: NA
    Author: Dini M. Miller, Ph.D., Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech
    Source: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
     
  2. Resources for Health Professionals
    Date: November 2, 2010
    Author: NA
    Source: CDC
     
  3. Bed Bugs for the Medical Service Provider (PDF) Exit 
    Date: 2006
    Author:D. Buchanan and C. Cleary
    Source: Cornell University- New York State Integrated Pest Management Program

  4. Bed Bug Prevention and Control for Health Care Settings (PDF)  
    Date: NA
    Author: NA
    Source: Polk County, Iowa

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Hotels

  1. Bed Bug Action Plan for Hotels (PDF) - en español  
    Date: NA
    Author: Dini M. Miller, Ph.D., Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech
    Source: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
     
  2. Bed Bug Identification, Control and Prevention: Recommendations for the Hospitality Industry (PDF) 
    Date: March 2011
    Author: NA
    Source: Vermont Department of Health
     
  3. Guidelines for the Control and Prevention of Bed Bug Infestations in California (PDF)  
    Date: February 2007
    Author: Sandra Shewry
    Source: State of California—Health and Human Services Agency
     
  4. Stop Bed Bugs in Hotels Safely (PDF)  
    Date: NA
    Author: NA
    Source: The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
     
  5. Control of Bedbugs in Hotel Rooms (PDF)  
    Date: 2009
    Author: NA
    Source: Virginia Department of Health
     

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Housing Authorities 

  1. Bed Bug Action Plans for Apartments (PDF) - en español  
    Date: NA
    Author: Dini M. Miller, Ph.D., Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech
    Source: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
     
  2. Bed Bug Control in Multi-Unit Facilities (PDF)  
    Date: NA
    Author: Dini M. Miller, Ph.D., Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech
    Source: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
     
  3. What’s Working for Bed Bug Control in Multifamily Housing: Reconciling best practices with research and the realities of implementation (PDF)  Exit
    Date: February 2010
    Author: National Center for Health Housing
    Source: National Center for Health Housing
     
  4. Guidelines on Bed Bug Control and Prevention in HUD Insured and Assisted Multifamily Housing (PDF)
    Date: August 19, 2011
    Author: NA
    Source: HUD
     
  5. Guidance on Bedbug Control in Public Housing (PIH Notice 2012-17)
    Date: February 28, 2102
    Author: NA
    Source: HUD
     
  6. Integrated Pest Management for Mulitfamily Housing Training - a link from within this Bed Bug PowerPoint Module, select Bed Bugs to access PowerPoint Exit
    Date: September 2011
    Author: Allison Taisey
    Source: Northeastern IPM Center
     
  7. How to Talk to Callers About Bed Bugs (PDF)  Exit
    Date: July 2008
    Author: Allison Taisey, Carolyn Klass, Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann
    Source: New York State Integrated Pest Management, Cornell University
     
  8. Simple Ways to Avoid Bed Bugs During Moving and Storage (PDF)  Exit
    Date: NA
    Author: NA
    Source: The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
     
  9. Frequently Asked Question About Bed Bugs (PDF) (en españolExit
    Date: August 2009
    Author: NA
    Source: Bureau of Environmental Health, MA Department of Public Health
     
  10. Bed Bug Tips Door Hanger
    Date: 2016
    Author: NA
    Source: EPA Region 4

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Landlord

  1. Four Steps to Fewer Bed Bug Problems - a recorded webinar Exit
    Date: December 2015
    Author: NA
    Source: University of Minnesota
     
  2. Bed Bug Action Plans for Apartments (PDF) - en español  
    Date: NA
    Author: Dini M. Miller, Ph.D., Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech
    Source: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
     
  3. Bed Bug Control in Multi-Unit Facilities (PDF)  
    Date: NA
    Author: Dini M. Miller, Ph.D., Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech
    Source: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
     
  4. What’s Working for Bed Bug Control in Multifamily Housing: Reconciling best practices with research and the realities of implementation (PDF) Exit
    Date: February 2010
    Author: National Center for Health Housing
    Source: National Center for Health Housing
     
  5. Protocols for the Prevention and Control of Bed Bugs in Multiunit Housing (PDF)  
    Date: October 2009
    Author: Craig Hollingsworth, University of Massachusetts, et al.
    Source: Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services
     
  6. How to Talk to Callers About Bed Bugs (PDF) Exit
    Date: July 2008
    Author: Allison Taisey, Carolyn Klass, Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann
    Source: New York State Integrated Pest Management, Cornell University
     
  7. Simple Ways to Avoid Bed Bugs During Moving and Storage (PDF)  
    Date: NA
    Author: NA
    Source: The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
     
  8. Frequently Asked Question About Bed Bugs (PDF)  (en español)  
    Date: August 2009
    Author: NA
    Source: Bureau of Environmental Health, MA Department of Public Health
     
  9. Got Bed Bugs? (PDF)  
    Date: NA
    Author: NA
    Source: The Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management Program
     
  10. Don’t Let Bed Bugs Bite: Guidelines to Help You Solve bed Bug Problems (PDF)  
    Date: December 2009
    Author: NA
    Source: Michigan Bed Bug Working Group
     
  11. Bed Bug Tips Door Hanger
    Date: 2016
    Author: NA
    Source: EPA Region 4

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Pest Management Professional

  1. Bed Bug Updates for Pest Management Professionals - a recorded webinar Exit
    Date: December 2015
    Author: NA
    Source: University of Minnesota
     
  2. Bed Bug Control in Multi-Unit Facilities (PDF)  
    Date: NA
    Author: Dini M. Miller, Ph.D., Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech
    Source: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
     
  3. What’s Working for Bed Bug Control in Multifamily Housing: Reconciling best practices with research and the realities of implementation (PDF) Exit  
    Date: February 2010
    Author: National Center for Health Housing
    Source: National Center for Health Housing
     
  4. Control of Bed Bugs in Residence -  Information for Pest Control Companies – (PDF) Exit 
    Date: February 15, 2006
    Author: Dr, Stephen A. Kells, Assistant Professor
    Source: University of Minnesota – Department of Entomology
     
  5. Room Preparation Checklist for Bed Bugs For Pest Managers (PDF) Exit 
    Date: 2008
    Author: J.L. Gangloff-Kaufmann and C. Pichler
    Source: Cornell University- New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
     
  6. Protocols for the Prevention and Control of Bed Bugs in Multiunit Housing (PDF)  
    Date: October 2009
    Author: Craig Hollingsworth, University of Massachusetts, et al.
    Source: Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services
     
  7. How to Talk to Callers About Bed Bugs (PDF) Exit 
    Date: July 2008
    Author: Allison Taisey, Carolyn Klass, Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann
    Source: New York State Integrated Pest Management, Cornell University
     
  8. Simple Ways to Avoid Bed Bugs During Moving and Storage (PDF)  
    Date: NA
    Author: NA
    Source: The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
     
  9. Frequently Asked Question About Bed Bugs (PDF)  (en español)  
    Date: August 2009
    Author: NA
    Source: Bureau of Environmental Health, MA Department of Public Health
     
  10. Got Bed Bugs? (PDF)  
    Date: NA
    Author: NA
    Source: The Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management Program
     
  11. Don’t Let Bed Bugs Bite: Guidelines to Help You Solve bed Bug Problems (PDF)  
    Date: December 2009
    Author: NA
    Source: Michigan Bed Bug Working Group

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Retail Facilities

  1. Bed Bugs – Reduce Risk While Thrift Shopping (PDF)  Exit
    Date: December 2015
    Authors: Gina Peek and Jackie Lee
    Source: Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

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Residential Consumer

  1. Conversación Intima entre Amigas sobre las Chinches de Cama Exit 
    Date: 2/10/15
    Author: NA
    Source: Northeastern IPM Center
     
  2. Bed Bugs are Back! An IPM Answer (PDF)  Exit
    Date: 2013
    Author: New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
    Source: New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
     
  3. Understanding and Controlling Bed Bugs  Exit
    Date: February 2011
    Author: NPIC
    Source: NPIC
     
  4. A Home Owner’s Guide to Human Bed Bugs (English) (PDF) 
    Date: NA
    Author:  Dr. Gale E. Ridge, Department of Entomology
    Source: The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
     
  5. A Home Owner’s Guide to Human Bed Bugs (in Spanish) (PDF)  
    Date: NA
    Author:  Dr. Gale E. Ridge, Department of Entomology
    Source: The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
     
  6. A Home Owner’s Guide to Human Bed Bugs (in Chinese) (PDF)  
    Date: NA
    Author:  Dr. Gale E. Ridge, Department of Entomology
    Source: The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
     
  7. A Home Owner’s Guide to Human Bed Bugs (in French) (PDF)  
    Date: NA
    Author:  Dr. Gale E. Ridge, Department of Entomology
    Source: The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
     
  8. Bedbug Bits and Bites (PDF)  Exit
    Date: May 2011
    Author: NA
    Source: Purdue Extension – Department of Entomology
     
  9. Bed Bug Control In Residence (PDF)  Exit
    Date: 2011
    Author: Amelia Shinedelar and Dr. Stephen Kells
    Source: University of Minnesota Extension Service
     
  10. Prevention and Control of Bed Bugs in Residences – Information for Homeowners and Tenants  (PDF)  Exit
    Date: August 23, 2006
    Author: Dr. Stephen A. Kells, Assistant Professor; and Jeff Hahn, Extension Professor
    Source: University of Minnesota Extension Service
     
  11. Frequently Asked Question About Bed Bugs (PDF) (en español)  
    Date: August 2009
    Author: NA
    Source: Bureau of Environmental Health, MA Department of Public Health
     
  12. Got Bed Bugs? (PDF)  
    Date: NA
    Author: NA
    Source: The Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management Program
     
  13. Don’t Let Bed Bugs Bite: Guidelines to Help You Solve bed Bug Problems (PDF)  
    Date: December 2009
    Author: NA
    Source: Michigan Bed Bug Working Group
     
  14. Bed Bug Prevention, Detection and Control (PDF)
    Date: December 2012
    Author: Environmental Protection Agency
    Source: Environmental Protection Agency
     
  15. Bed Bugs and Integrated Pest Management (Video) - en español Exit   
    Date: January 23, 2013
    Author: School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
    Source: Rutgers University
     
  16. Bed bug tips card (sheet to print) (PDF)
    Bed bug tips card (single card) (PDF)
    Date: NA
    Author: Environmental Protection Agency
    Source: Environmental Protection Agency
     
  17. Bed Bugs – Reduce Risk While Thrift Shopping (PDF)  Exit
    Date: December 2015
    Authors: Gina Peek and Jackie Lee
    Source: Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service
     
  18. Bed Bug Tips Door Hanger
    Date: 2016
    Author: NA
    Source: EPA Region 4

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Schools/Childcare  The following links exit the site Exit

  1. Bed Bug Action Plans for Schools (PDF) - en español  
    Date: NA
    Author: Dini M. Miller, Ph.D., Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech
    Source: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
     
  2. Bed Bugs: What Schools Need to Know (PDF)  
    Date: May 2010
    Author: NA
    Source: Michigan Bed Bug Working Group
     
  3. Bed Bugs in Schools  
    Date: NA
    Author: NA
    Source: University of Florida
     
  4. Bed Bug Identification, Control and Prevention: Recommendations for Schools (PDF)  
    Date: October 2011
    Author: NA
    Source: Vermont Department of Health
     
  5. Sample Protocol for Bed Bugs Found in NC Schools (PDF)  
    Date: February 2011
    Author: Michael Waldvogel & Patricia Alder
    Source: North Carolina School IPM Program-N.C. State University

  6. Bed Bugs: A Guide for UF Residence Halls, Staff, and Residents (PDF) 
    Date: March 2006
    Author: NA  
    Source: University of Florida: Housing & Residence Education
     
  7. Bed Bugs are Back! (PDF) -en español  
    Date: NA
    Author: NA
    Source: California Department of Pesticide Regulation
     
  8. MCCSC Integrated Pest Management Plan for Bed Bugs (PDF) 
    Date: March 2012
    Author: Michigan Department of Community Health and the Michigan Bed Bug Working Group
    Source: Monroe County School District
     
  9. Managing Pests Schools: Bed Bug Guidance for School Administrators, Teachers, and Staff 
    Date: NA
    Author: Environmental Protection Agency
    Source: Environmental Protection Agency
     
  10. Bed Bug Guidance for School Nurses 
    Date: NA
    Author: Environmental Protection Agency
    Source: Environmental Protection Agency
     
  11. Bed Bug IPM: Technical Resources for Educators Exit
    Date: NA
    Author: Environmental Protection Agency
    Source: Perdue University
     
  12. Bed Bug Guidance for Parents 
    Date: NA
    Author: Environmental Protection Agency
    Source: Environmental Protection Agency
     
  13. Bed Bugs and Book Bags (PDF) 
    Date: NA
    Author: NA
    Source: University of Florida Cooperative Extension Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences

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Shelters The following links exit the site Exit

  1. Bed Bug Action Plans for Shelters - en español  
    Date: NA
    Author: Dini M. Miller, Ph.D., Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech
    Source: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
     
  2. Preventing a Bed Bug Infestation (in Group Homes, Shelters, etc.)  (PDF)  
    Date: 2008
    Author: J.L. Gangloff-Kaufmann and C. Pichler
    Source: Cornell University- New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
     
  3. Bed Bug Prevention and Management Guidelines for Shelters and Group Housing (PDF)  
    Date: August 2011
    Author: NA  
    Source: Polk County Health Department, Polk County Bed Bug Task Force

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Travel/Transportation Services (airlines, trains, buses)

  1. Bed Bugs are Back! An IPM Answer (PDF)  Exit
    Date: NA
    Author: New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
    Source: New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
     
  2. Traveler Q&A: Preventing Bed Bugs From Hitchhiking to Your Home  Exit
    Date: 2011
    Author: Dr. Stephen A. Kells and Jeff Hahn
    Source: University of Minnesota Extension Service
     
  3. Inspecting Your Hotel Room for Bed Bugs (PDF)  Exit
    Date: 2011
    Author: Amelia Shinedelar and Dr. Stephen Kells
    Source: University of Minnesota Extension Service
     
  4. Bed Bugs: Suggestions for Travelers  Exit
    Date: July 2011
    Author: NA
    Source: North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
     
  5. Hotel/Motel Sample Bed Bug Policy (PDF)  Exit
    Date: NA
    Author: NA
    Source: Albuquerque Environmental Health Department
     
  6. Sample Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Hotel/Motel (PDF)  Exit
    Date: NA
    Author: NA
    Source: Albuquerque Environmental Health Department
     
  7. Bed Bug Card for Travel (sheet of cards to print) (PDF)
    Bed Bug Card for Travel (single card) (PDF)
    Date: NA
    Author: Environmental Protection Agency
    Source: Environmental Protection Agency

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Workers Entering Homes (social workers, carpenters, real estate agents, etc.) The following links exit the site Exit

  1. Understanding Bed Bug Control for Social Service Professionals - a recorded webinar Exit
    Date: December 2015
    Author: NA
    Source: University of Minnesota
     
  2. Bed Bug Action Plan for Home Health Care and Social Workers (PDF) - en español  
    Date: NA
    Author: Dini M. Miller, Ph.D., Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech Stephen Kells Ph. D. Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota
    Source: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
     
  3. Social Worker Procedures and Bed Bugs (PDF)  
    Date: 2008
    Author: J.L. Gangloff-Kaufmann and C. Pichler
    Source: Cornell University- New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
     
  4. Personal Protection from Bed Bugs - Workers in Housekeeping, Facilities Maintenance, Medical and Social Work (PDF)  
    Date: 2008
    Author: J.L. Gangloff-Kaufmann and C. Pichler
    Source: Cornell University- New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
     
  5. How to Talk to Callers About Bed Bugs (PDF)  
    Date: July 2008
    Author: Allison Taisey, Carolyn Klass, Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann
    Source: New York State Integrated Pest Management, Cornell University
     
  6. Simple Ways to Avoid Bed Bugs During Moving and Storage (PDF)  
    Date: NA
    Author: NA
    Source: The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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