City Working to Prevent Bed Bug Outbreak (Louisville, KY)
Friday, January 4, 2013

NEW ALBANY, IN - The city of New Albany is taking a proactive approach in preventing a bed bug outbreak in public housing.

Friday, special bed bug sniffing dogs were brought in to search the Mark Elrod Tower, a senior public housing unit.

Housing officials said they have not seen any major problems, but they want to stay ahead of the problem.

The search costs the city $10 for every unit the dogs search, plus the cost to treat an area if bed bugs are found.