Reading the words “bed bug” in a sentence is enough to make most people's skin crawl! Bed bugs aren't a pleasant topic to discuss, but if you plan on staying at a hotel, hostel, or motel this summer, learning about bed bugs is a “must!”
June 4-10 was Bed Bug Awareness Week, but it was also California Invasive Species Action Week, so here at UC IPM, we were busy posting every day about invasive pests. Bed bugs aren't considered an invasive pest, although bed...
- Author: Karey Windbiel-Rojas
Basketball fans may have heard that last Saturday, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving was bitten by bed bugs in a recent hotel stay in Oklahoma.
Bed bug encounters are on the rise throughout the United States and no hotel is completely immune to potential infestations. Unfortunately, Mr. Irving didn't know about checking for bed bugs in his hotel room before settling in.
Don't let this happen to you! Watch UC IPM's short video on how to inspect your hotel room for bed bugs.
I'll bet Kyrie checks all his hotel rooms for signs of