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DOC closes Whanganui Journey huts over bed bugs

Bridge to Nowhere - Whanganui Journey

Three huts on the Whanganui Journey Great Walk have been closed and are being fumigated after reports of bed bugs. Bridge to Nowhere – Whanganui Journey | by Department of Conservation Photo: Department of Conservation Department of Conservation director of heritage and visitors Steve Taylor said the department was taking a precautionary approach after a single report of a bed bug attack. Taylor said bed bugs had not been previously reported in huts along the Whanganui River, but the report had come from a credible source. “Consequently, […]

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Bed bug issue forces Leavenworth VA COVID-19 clinic to move outdoors

Bed bugs forced a last-minute change of venue Friday for a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Leavenworth VA.The Department of Veterans Affairs said that someone showed up to the clinic with bed bugs. All scheduled shots were given but the clinic had to move outdoors.Officials said everything is being sanitized. Saturday’s clinic will now be held at the main VA campus on South Fourth Street. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bed bugs forced a last-minute change of venue Friday for a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Leavenworth VA. […]

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