Bed Bug Resource List

Below is a list of bed bug resources from around the web. This is one of the most comprehensive assemblies of informational links we have seen and we bring this to you as part of BedBug Central's mission of being the Authoritative Source for Information.

BedBug Central is not responsible for the content on any of the websites below (except our own) - the opinions and information expressed on these sites are the responsibility of each site owner.

All web site links were verified as active and current as of April 30, 2014.

EPA BedBug Reference
EPA Bed Bug Web Site
EPA Top Ten Bed Bug Tips
EPA Funded National Pesticide Information Center on Bed Bugs
EPA Bed Bug Pesticide Product Search Tool
CDC/EPA Joint Statement on Bed Bug Control
EPA Consumer Alert about Careful Selection Bed Bug Pesticides
Ask EPA a Question, or Search Common Pesticide Questions

Illinois Bed Bug Resources
Selecting a Pest Control Company
Illinois Department of Public Health Bed Bug Home Page (further links to fact sheets on ID, prevention, in multi-unit housing, hospitals, schools and office buildings)
City of Chicago Bed Bug Home Page
Illinois Department of Public Health Pest Control Business License Verification
Illinois Department of Agriculture Pesticide Product Search and Verification
Bed Bugs in Chicago Information
Ohio Bed Bug Identification Fact Sheet Illinois Bed Bug Identification Fact Sheet

 

 

Bed Bug ID, Biology, Basics
Bed Bug Central Identification Information
Bed Bug Identification and Signs by Oregon State Univ.
Purdue Univ. Mail Identification Service
Insect ID Online Guide [BugGuide]
Identification Assistance for Bed Bugs and other Insects
Bed bugs and other Insects Photo ID Help
How to Identify a Bed Bug Infestation (also in Spanish) [VA Tech]
Bed Bug Biology & Behavior (available in Spanish also) [VA Tech.]
Bed Bug Basics Article by Noted Expert at Armed Forces Pest Mgt. Board
Univ. of Kentucky Bed Bug Basics
Bed Bug Introductory Video [Natl. Geographic]
ABC News Coverage on Bed Bugs
Bed Bug Online Videos
Univ. of Missouri Extension Bed Bug Control Video Online
Bed Bug Feeding Videos [Univ. MN]
Cornell University Frequently Asked Questions on Bed Bugs
National Pest Management Association Frequently Asked Questions
Bed Bug Myths (Ohio)

Bed Bugs as Public Health Pests

American Medical Association Patient Fact Sheet on Bed Bugs
Bed Bugs Public Health & Social Justice J. Env. Health
Bed Bugs and Disease Transmission Historical Review by Burton
Bed Bug Bites versus Other Bug Bites
CDC Bed Bug Frequently Asked Questions on Health Risks and Disease
Public Health Significance of Urban Pests

Maps of Bed BugDistributions or Prevelance in the US
Bed Bug Registry for Guest Hotel Reports
Bed Bug Reports Website for Guest Reports on Hotels
Bed Bug Infestation Maps by State
Terminix Top Bed Bug Cities based on public calls
Orkin Top Bed Bug Cities based on service accounts
Connecticut Home Owners Guide to Bed Bugs
 

Home Owner / Renter Info
North Carolina Residential Bed Bug Biology & Control
Bed Bug Control in Multi-Family Housing
New York City Getting Rid of Bed Bugs Pictorial Guide
Michigan Manual for the Prevention and Control of Bed Bugs
Apartments Resident’s Guide to Identification & Management of Bed Bugs [PA State Univ.]
Bed Bug Checklist for Building Tenants by Safer Pest Control Project (also available in Spanish)
Bed Bug Prevention and Control Information for Homeowners and Tenants from Minnesota
Prevention of Bed Bugs at Home [Bed Bug Institute]
Moving and Leaving Bed Bugs Behind [MI Bed Bug Working Grp.]
Renter’s Questions to Ask Before Sign Lease [Ramsey Co, MN]
Bed Bug Infestations and Dispersal in High Rise Apartment Buildings Study
Bed Bug Fact Sheet in 13 Languages from Toronto Public Health
BedBug Central Mattress Encasements Products Evaluation Video
 
General Prevention/Control Guidelines
CDC Bed Bug Resources (links to other important references)
Bed Bug Treatments and What You Should Expect
National Pest Management Assoc. Best Management Practices for Bed Bugs (for industry professionals)
Armed Forces Pest Management Board Bed Bug Control Strategies
Connecticut Bed Bug Resources (homeowner guide in multiple languages, pest professional information, detection dogs)
North Carolina Bed Bug Biology and Control
Univ. of Kentucky Bed Bug Basics
Bed Bug Fact Sheet by Safer Pest Control Project (also available in Spanish)
Bed Bug Handbook (w/many other resources)
Wide Variety of Bed Bug Resources [New York citizen compiled]
Research Study on Effects of Heat for Bed Bug Control
Bed Bug Detection Tools/Methods
Michigan Bed Bug Mattress Fact Sheet
Bed Bugs Mattress and Box Spring Encasements
BedBug Central Mattress Encasements Products Evaluation Video
Disposal of Bed Bug Infested Mattresses and Furniture [Ramsey Co, MN]
Guidelines for Killing Bed Bugs in the Laundry by Texas A&M
Bed Bug Online Videos
Univ .of Missouri Extension Bed Bug Control Video Online
Insecticide List for Bed Bugs by Univ. Nebraska
Insecticide List of Products for Bed Bugs from MN
Using Heat to Kill Bed Bugs (in Spanish too) [VA Tech.]
Portable Bed Bug Heat Chambers Video by Univ. FL
Does Cold Kill Bed Bugs [Univ. MN]
Bed Bug ID Cards for Printing from New York
Control of Bed Bugs in Homes – a Pest Control Company Guide
Bed Bug Manual for Pest Professionals by PestWest Environ
Univ. of Florida Background on Dogs for Bed Bug Detection
Connecticut Ag Experiment Station Videos on Dog Detection for Bed Bugs
Bed Bug Dogs Accreditation by NESDCA
Cornell Bed Bug Frequently Asked Questions
Centers for Disease Control Bed Bug Frequently Asked Questions
National Pest Management Association Frequently Asked Questions
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