Johnson County K-State Research and Extension has information and resources for identifying and controlling bedbugs. Rick Miller, Agriculture and Community Development agent, is available to assist you. Call 913-715-7000 or go online http://www.johnson.ksu.edu/bedbugs. Another resource is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: http://www2.epa.gov/bedbugs
If you are a renter, contact your landlord. If there are problems, contact your city of residence for codes enforcement information. If you have a complaint about a Kansas lodging facility, you may submit a complaint online, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (785) 564-6767.
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are alerting the public to an emerging national concern regarding misuse of pesticides to treat infestations of bed bugs and other insects indoors.