RRHA of Illinois  •  P. O. Box 3141  •  Quincy, Illinois 62305

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RRHA Annual Conference 2017

Hello Michael,


As promised here are the followup materials for the attendees at my Beating Back Bed Bugs presentation on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.  Please find a link to our evaluation and resources webpage as well as the Illinois Department of Public Health's bed bug webpage where you can download the bed bug poster in both English and Spanish. I have also attached a copy of each of the MPAC handouts provided at the workshop for those who either did not get one or who want it for make additional copies.


  1. 1Please take a moment to fill out the Beating Back Bed Bugs Presentation Evaluation. You can link to the survey here, https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RRHA_BBinPeoria.

  2. 2MPAC's resources can be found here: http://midwestpesticideaction.org/what-you-can-do/all-resources/

  3. 3IDPH's resources can be found here: http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/environmental-health-protection/structural-pest-control/bed-bugs


Other good resources for information include:

  1. Let's Beat the Bed Bug at University of Minnesota

  2. US EPA: Bed Bugs

  3. StopPests out of Cornell University

  4. National Pest Management Association


Please feel free to contact me with additional questions or help.


Thank you for inviting me to speak.


All the best,


Ruth Kerzee MSPH

Executive Director

Midwest Pesticide Action Center

p. (773) 878-7378

e. rkerzee@pesticideaction.org


Midwest Pesticide Action Center is dedicated to reducing the health risks and environmental impacts of pesticides by promoting safer alternatives.