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Due to widespread travel and limited pesticide uses now in effect, almost every city in the world has bed bugs.
Adult bed bugs can reach up to five millimeters long, or the height of three stacked pennies.
You can identify if you have bed bugs in the following ways:
Talk to your landlord, building manager, local Public Health Inspector or a pest control professional to confirm you have bed bugs.
Some ways to prevent bed bugs include the following:
For information about bed bugs, call the Environmental Health Division at 905-688-8248 ext. 7269 or 1-888-505-6074, or visit BedBugsInfo.ca.