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How to Contact Your County Health Department

Most county health departments have a Vector Control section that may be able to identify your insect for free, if you have found an insect you think is a bed bug or any other insect, actually. Some County Health Departments, like Multnomah have an entomologist who can identify your bugs for free! Imagine how excited […]

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Second Bed Bug Forum in Portland, OR

Multnomah County Public health hosted second bed bug forum this morning. Representatives from various housing organizations, more pest companies and the City Council participated. I think this dreadful problem is gaining traction. Some of the priorities the group came up with were: Listing bed bugs as a vector. A vector is most frequently described as; […]

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Bed Bug Forum Portland Oregon

In August (last month) Portland Public Health Vector Control hosted a forum on Bed Bugs.  As I have been in contact (sending links/articles/rants) with Public Health throughout my ordeal, I was contacted and asked to speak at the forum as a former “victim” of you know who. There were about 50 people from various organizations […]

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