NEW ALBANY, Ind. (WHAS11) -- The following statement will be delivered Tuesday Nov. 19 via an “all call” from the New Albany Floyd County Consolidated School Corporation Assistant Superintendent Bill Briscoe to the homes of New Albany High School students.
This comes after there were allegations of bed bugs at New Albany High School.
“In the past week, our school district has received numerous calls about bed bugs being found at New Albany High School. This phone call/letter is to inform parents that we have not had an infestation.
We have had incidents of bed bugs being brought in to the school. Parents are contacted in each of these situations, and we have inspected and treated the area per our procedures. We have used a pest control company to give us advice, perform inspections, and to confirm that we do not have an infestation.
Bed bugs are a nuisance, but their bites are not known to spread disease. The source of bed bugs often cannot be determined, as bed bugs may be found in many places including homes, hotels, and theaters.
Students and parents should report any suspected bed bugs at New Albany High School to the school nurse or main office.”