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Falls rescue mission seeks long-term solution to bedbug problem | Local News

Falls rescue mission seeks long-term solution to bedbug problem | Local News

Representatives from the Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission are opening up about a persistent problem in hopes members of the community will step forward to assist with funds needed for a more permanent solution. The problem, which is not uncommon in places like homeless shelters and hotels where people come and go often, involves bedbugs. Mission officials hired an exterminator to do a sweep of the Portage Road site on Wednesday. Without anti-microbial mattresses and pillows and specialized equipment that helps kill bedbugs found on clothing, rescue mission […]

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Southern Christian Mission wants to replace its 24 beds with bedbug-thwarting metal | Community Groups

Southern Christian Mission wants to replace its 24 beds with bedbug-thwarting metal | Community Groups

Southern Christian Mission, 515 W. Monroe in Magnolia, has begun a campaign to replace the 24 beds in the homeless shelter. The mission said in its recent newsletter that it has received a grant from Cadence Bank, formerly BancorpSouth, to replace eight of the mission’s original wooden beds with new metal beds. “This will help us alleviate the problem of bedbugs that burrow into the wood and lay eggs. (Bed replacement) was recommended to us more than a year ago when we had a bedbug infestation. That […]

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