Guidance on Bed Bugs in Public Places

Bed Bugs in Workplaces, Schools, Vehicles (includes a sample workplace protocol)

Source: The "Bed Bug Field Guide", an app for iOS and Android devices developed by the

Ohio State University School of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

Bed Bug Action Plan for the Workplace

Source: Cuyahoga County Bed Bug Task Force


Guidelines for Bed Bug Response in a School Building

Source: Cuyahoga County Bed Bug Task Force

The ABCs of School and Childcare Pest Management - Bed Bugs in Schools - Prevention

Source: New York State Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program at Cornell University

Blog post from the 2020 New York State School IPM Conference that examines how Covid-19 may impact schools from an IPM perspective

Environmental Protection Agency Guidance on Bed Bugs in Schools:

EPA Recommended Handout for clients, parents, tenants, etc.: 

Bed Bug Prevention, Detection and Control

Problems Associated with Treating for Bed Bugs in Public Settings

Actively monitoring for bed bugs in public spaces

List of Useful Supplies to Control for Bed Bugs in Schools and Workplaces

Inexpensive, Basic Supplies

Source: Healthy Communities VT

How to talk to callers about bed bugs (a work in progress)

Source: NY State Integrated Pest Management and Healthy Communities VT