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Bed Bugs

What are Bed Bugs?
Bed bugs are small brownish insects. They're about 4 mm long (1/8 in.) and visible to the naked eye. They're active at night and can usually be seen along the seams of mattresses. They feed on human blood.

Bed bug infestations may cause irritating, itchy bite reactions, and anxiety. Over the past few years, bed bugs have been spreading in large cities worldwide.

Bed Bug

Where Can I Get More Information?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has many resources on Bed Bugs. Click here to go to their site.

In addition, other online resources have been compiled. To link to this lisk of resources, click here.

You may also call Eastern Idaho Public Health's Infectious Disease program if you have questions about Bed Bugs.

Infectious Disease Program
Eastern Idaho Public Health
1250 Hollipark Drive
Idaho Falls, ID 83401


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