Many Columbus ohio urgent cares are reporting an increase in patients worried about bedbugs.  It seems hardly a day goes by that these pesky creatures are not making news somewhere.  While in strictly medical terms, bedbugs generally don’t transmit disease, they are quite a nuisance.  The best way to deal with them is to avoid getting them.  According to the bedbug registry website,

Bed bugs are easy to transport in luggage and very hard to get rid of. For this reason they have become an especial nuisance for hotels, dorms, hospitals, movie theaters, libraries, and other public spaces. You can’t tell whether a building or hotel room has them based on cleanliness – the bugs can thrive anywhere there are cracks and crevices to hide in.

Check your hotel mattress for obvious signs of infestation and quarantine your luggage on arrival back home.  This will prevent your home from becoming infested.  once you get bedbugs, they are very difficult to eradicate.  It is best to prevent infestation in the first place