Worry over alleged bed bugs at Adams City High is unfounded, district says

Posted at 5:27 PM, Sep 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-15 21:57:02-04

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Dozens of parents are pulling their kids out of Adams City High School, saying the school is infested with bed bugs.

A video sent to Denver7 showed dozens of students being signed out of the school after a photo of a purported bed bug made its way around on social media.

The district said Thursday it first learned of a reported bed bug issue late Wednesday and say maintenance workers fumigated the school overnight. Workers found no evidence of dead bugs of any king, the district said, calling the bed bug rumor just that.

But some parents aren’t taking the matter lightly, despite a pest control expert saying the bug is likely not a bed bug, which usually have to be identified under a microscope.

Despite all the fuss Thursday, the district says school will go on as planned Friday.


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