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Bed bug found inside Middletown elementary school again

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Precautions being taken to make Farm Hill School bed bug free. (WFSB) Precautions being taken to make Farm Hill School bed bug free. (WFSB)
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    New Haven school officials sent home a letter with students earlier this week after bed bugs were discovered at James Hillhouse High School.

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    New Haven school officials sent home a letter with students earlier this week after bed bugs were discovered at James Hillhouse High School.

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MIDDLETOWN, CT (WFSB) -

On Thursday, parents in Middletown received information regarding a bed bug having been found inside Farm Hill Elementary School.

In a letter, school officials said a bed bug was found in the upstairs second and third grade hallway.

A pest control company is expected to go to the school over April vacation to do another inspection and treat any area as needed.

In the letter, officials said “If you have experienced bed bugs in your home, we strongly recommend seeking professional assistance from a qualified pest control company.”

Last month, bed bugs were found at the same elementary school.

A nurse found two bed bugs on a child, and a parent found a bed bug in their child's backpack at home.

In the letter, school officials said the source of bed bugs often cannot be determined, as they may be found in many places.

“Finding a bed bug does not mean that our school building is infested. Bed bugs are often unknowingly brought into the school by building occupants and as a result we may have future sightings,” the letter said.

Earlier this week, bed bugs were found at James Hillhouse High School in New Haven.

For more information, here's a link to the Department of Public Health's website.

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