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Anti-2010 Olympic Mascot Itchy the Bed Bug

Anti-poverty activists gather at the Olympic Countdown Clock on the Vancouver Art Gallery grounds to help kick off the 2010 Poverty Olympics Torch Relay. The torch will visit communities throughout British Columbia in an effort to raise public awareness around poverty-related issues in the province. The 2010 Poverty Olympics will be held on February 7th […]

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Task Force for bed bugs moves forward

Sponsored by Multnomah Public Health, the Bed Bug Advisory Task Force met on Tuesday, January 26th for the third time to decide how to move forward. With representatives from the Portland City Council, Nick Fish’s office, and Commissioner Kafoury’s office, the ad-hoc group feels they can move toward a more formal structure and created committees […]

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Bedbugsnorthwest.com gets mention in PSU Vanguard

Bed Bugs Northwest was mentioned in today’s issue of the PSU Vanguard as a reference for more information on bed bug treatment and preparation. If you are living in student housing affected by bed bugs, use caution when using shared furniture in common areas such as libraries, coffee shops, and common lounge areas. Besides being […]

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Do it yourself Bed Bug Monitor Trap

Pretty exciting stuff! You can make a bed bug monitor for $15. We know that bed bugs are all mixed up, right? Instead of trying to get away from people, like normal bugs, bed bugs want to find and eat them. Ok, I exaggerate, they don’t eat people, just their blood. Is there a difference? […]

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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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