If you find an insect in your home that you suspect is a bed bug the first step is to have it correctly identified. Please contact the West Virginia University Extension office about insect identification at:
WVU Extension Office
1 Court Square, Suite 408, Market Street
It is possible to get rid of bed bugs, and you don’t have to throw out all of your belongings to do it.
To learn more use the following sites:
Central Ohio Bed Bug Task Force
Tips on Control
University of Minnesota
Let’s Beat the Bed Bug!