The District does NOT provide pest control services for bed bugs. However, educational materials and advice are available.
About Bed Bugs
Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) are a serious problem worldwide due to their resistance to insecticides and their tendency to hitchhike to new locations through luggage, clothing, and furniture.
Public Health Concern
Itchy Welts Bed bugs are not known to transmit diseases; however, they can cause sleeplessness, aggravate respiratory conditions, cause psychological distress, and produce itchy welts.