For your convenience, we’ve gathered a list of quick links with helpful information for people hoping to learn about, prevent and/or manage bedbug infestations. Check back periodically, as we will continue to update our list.


The Bedbug Reports website is a service to people wanting to report bed bugs, particularly in hotels. You can leave a report of your own on the site or see where bedbugs have been reported in a state-by-state database. |

The Bed Bug Registry is a free, public database of user-submitted bed bug reports from across the United States and Canada. Founded in 2006, the site has collected about 20,000 reports covering 12,000 locations. |

More information on Prevention and Treatment |

The Environmental Protection Agency offers a clearinghouse of information on a variety of bedbug-related topics. | advocates for a comprehensive public health campaign that focuses on prevention and non-toxic alternatives. The group has petitioned the CDC (Centers for Disease Control)to declare bed bugs an epidemic-level public health pest. That classification can help secure funding for much-needed research on bed bug control, as well as giving the issue the full power of the CDC’s outreach tools to raise public awareness about non-toxic treatment. |

Bedbugs travel from hotels to suitcase. See list of Top 10 hotels with bedbug infestations, based on information from |


Bedbug-related Lawsuits on the Rise | |

PESTICIDE RESISTANCE cites research indicating wide resistence to pesticides among bedbug populations. |

Consumer Reports provides information on the dangers of using pesticides without proper training and offers advice, including hiring a certified pesticide professional. |

BEDBUGS AND HEALTH RISKS offers information on bedbug bites, skin inflammation and treatment. |

Do bedbugs spread MRSA? Read what the experts at WebMD have to say. |

This article reflects on the relationship between bedbugs and disease transmission. |

See chart of relationship between pathogen transmission and bedbugs |

Bedbugs can carry drug resistant bacteria. |

Bedbug bites can open wound where infectious diseases, such as staphyllococus infections and MRSA, can take hold. |

Infectious Diseases Society of America reports concern about difficulty in finding effective treatments |

Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention |

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