School in eastern Ky. battling bedbugs 

Laurel County health and school officials are trying to eliminate bedbugs at an elementary school.

Teachers first noticed the insects before the Christmas break at Hunter Hills Elementary. They have been found in isolated areas of the building, according to WYMT-TV in Hazard ( ).

Mark Hensley, who directs the county heath department, said bedbugs are creative hitchhikers and likely came to school in the clothing and backpacks of students whose homes are infested.

Hensley said the bugs are more of a nuisance than a threat to health.


Information from: WYMT-TV,

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