As Ohio State welcomes students back to school, there might be unexpected and unwanted guests tagging along — bed bugs.
To make matters worse, an OSU entomology professor said Columbus is a bed bug hot spot.
But Student Life spokesman Dave Isaacs said bed bugs aren’t usually a problem at OSU — the last reported case was in spring. Still, on average, OSU handles 10 to 12 cases of bed bugs per year, he said.
Last fiscal year, Student Life spent $124,055 on pest control. The funds covered preventable programs, regular treatment and the monitoring of all types of pests, Isaacs said.
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