Quick advice on bedbugs…

With so many of us coming from all over the U.S. and the world for the DO I wanted to remind people about minimizing the risk of spreading bedbugs. The hotel where many people are staying has had one report of bed bugs:

http://bedbugregistry.com/hotel/GA/Atlanta/Hilton-Atlanta-Airport

Which is actually quite good for a hotel its size. Having bedbugs is NOT an indication of poor house keeping or poor hygiene. Bed bugs are spread by PEOPLE so any place that has lots of people coming through is susceptible.

These two links discuss inspecting any hotel room when you first arrive:
http://membracid.wordpress.com/2008/09/18/how-to-inspect-your-hotel-room-for-bed-bugs/
http://insects.about.com/od/insectssociety/a/avoid-bed-bugs-in-hotel-rooms.htm

And this one has A LOT of general information:
http://www.nysipm.cornell.edu/whats_bugging_you/bed_bugs/bedbugs_faqs.asp

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