Bed bugs are an old scourge that has made a comeback throughout the US. During the last few years, bed bugs have become a larger and larger problem in Greater Columbus.

Franklin County Public Health cannot recommend methods of extermination or exterminators.

What FCPH Cannot Do

FCPH cannot force the landlord to pay for treatment. FCPH cannot intervene in a legal dispute between a tenant and landlord about who is responsible for paying for treatment.

FCPH cannot force a landlord to use a licensed exterminator if they, or someone on their staff, is a licensed pesticide applicator, and if they are applying the pesticides correctly, and if the treatments are effective