Bed Bugs Fact Sheet


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Bed bugs are small, wingless insects that feed on the blood of humans and other warm-blooded animals. Bed bugs are not known to transmit human disease.

For a complete fact sheet and frequently asked questions,click here.

For local information about bed bugs, contact the Cambridge Public Health Department’s Environmental Health Division at 617-665-3848 or visit

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795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager