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Bed Bugs - General Information

Bed bugs can happen to anyone of any race, age or socioeconomic background. You are not a dirty person if you have bed bugs. See Bed Bugs - DIY Videos on Prevention and Control

To view translated copies of the PDF links, see the University of Minnesota’s Let’s Beat the Bug! multilingual tasksheets.

Bed Bug vs. Appleseed

What are bed bugs?  Have I Found a Bed Bug?  |  Q&A: Bed Bug Myths and Misunderstandings  |  See Bed Bug Pictures

Where do bed bugs live?
  Where they Hide  |  See bed bug hideout pictures

How do I prevent bed bugs from entering the house?  How to Prevent Bed Bugs from Entering your Home  |  Inspecting Your Hotel Room for Bed Bugs  |  Bed Bug Free Holidays

What do I do if I have bed bugs?  What NOT to do when you have bed bugs  |  Bed Bug Control in Residences  |  Hiring a Pest Management Professional  |  EPA List of Approved Bed Bug Pesticides

Live in Minneapolis and have bed bug complaints? Contact 311, the City of Minneapolis’s Information Line
Legal questions? Talk to Legal Aid or Home Line MN  | Tenant/landlord laws: Minnesota Statute 504b.161

More questions? Contact Let’s Beat the Bug! at 612-624-2200 or bedbugs@umn.edu; or visit www.bedbugs.umn.edu

University of Minnesota, Let’s Beat the Bug | Environmental Protection Agency – Bed Bugs | The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – Bed Bugs | University of Kentucky, Bed Bugs

Last updated Nov 27, 2013