HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Huntington High School students were sent home Thursday with a letter alerting parents bed bugs were found in the school.
Jedd Flowers, Cabell County Schools communications director, said one or two bugs were found, probably “hitchhiking” in on a student.
“It’s pretty common these days,” he said. “It’s not an infestation of the building.”
Flowers said every student was sent home with a letter because the high school students travel throughout the school for classes, so it would be impossible to determine who came in contact.
The school will follow state protocol, calling in an exterminator to assess the building. Flowers said they will check for bugs and vacuum. If that does not rid the building of the problem, chemicals will be used…