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Guidelines for Prevention and Management of Bed Bugs in Shelters and Group Living Facilities

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Identification of Bed Bugs

Bed Bug Bites and the Bites of Other Arthropods

Best Management Practices for Controlling Bed Bugs

Preventing a Bed Bug Infestation

Intake Procedures and Bed Bugs

Personal Protection from Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs for the Medical Service Provider

Social Worker Procedures and Bed Bugs

How to Move and Leave Bed Bugs Behind

How to Protect You and Your Family from Bed Bugs

What Can I Do About Bed Bugs?

Room Preparation Checklist for Bed Bugs

Cleaning and Laundry Checklist for Bed Bugs


Glossary of Terms