Bed Bugs in Schools

Are you prepared to deal with bed bugs?

bed bug in the fabric folds on the underside of an office chair

A bed bug (arrow) in the fabric folds on the underside of an office chair

Bed bugs pose a complicated problem for schools because there are so many potential sources (students, staff, and visitors) and potential locations (classrooms, offices, lockers, buses).  Just as with head lice problems, it’s critical to have a well-organized protocol that addresses bed problems bugs safely and effectively.   The protocol and other support documents provided here are a resource that you can adapt to your school system’s specific needs.

Additional Information about Bed Bugs