Actual bed bug infestations in school classrooms are uncommon. More commonly, a few bed bugs will hitchhike to school from an infested home by hiding in a student’s clothing or backpack.
Bed bugs that hitch a ride into the school in one student’s backpack could be carried home by another student.
The Central Ohio Bed Bug Task Force is working to educate our communities about bed bugs and methods to handle this problem.
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