On Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, a report of bed bugs found in courier bags was shared with the KPLA directors listserv. The situation was reported to KYVL Monday, Nov. 19. This is the first known instance of bed bugs in connection with KYVL courier service.
Here are some additional details of the reported instance:
If your library discovers bed bugs or bed bug residue in courier materials, please contact KYVL at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 844.400.KYVL. Please do not destroy KYVL courier bags unless asked to do so by KYVL staff.
KYVL has alerted Stat Courier and recommends that libraries familiarize themselves with the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives Bed Bug Protocol, linked below with other related resources.