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Bed Bugs

Local Resources for Bed Bug Assistance

Bed bug support is widely available from a variety of sources. Many communities offer resources related to bed bugs. For example:

​Check these and visit the website of your state or local health and regulatory departments Exit as possible sources of bed bug information and assistance.

Your state cooperative extension service office may be able to help with bed bug identification.

For issues related to paying for bed bug control, check with your local social service agencies. Financial assistance is not generally available. For example, EPA does not have any resources to pay for bed bug control.

If you are a landlord, there are various resources available that concentrate on your role in addressing bed bug issues of your renters. See What Landlords Need to Know.

Some states have laws and regulations related to bed bugs.

State and Local bed bug agencies Exit are also available to provide support and information about bed bug related topics.