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Location: 2242 Carroll Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 • Hours: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
Meet the Staff: Josh Blauvelt, BS, CHHS, Asst. Director; Tom McCue, BS, Env. Health Specialist II; Francis Koch, Env.Technician; Pat De Haven, Secretary; Seasonal Mosquito Technicians
If you or your family recently resided in a hotel,
inn or motel in Allen County and observed
a sanitation issue in your room or in the building,
such as cockroaches or bed bugs, please call
260 449-7459 or file a complaint online by
The Vector Control & Environmental Services
Division will attempt to respond to your
complaint within one business day after
the complaint is received.
Beginning on January 1, 2014, the Fort Wayne - Allen County Department of Health will
begin routine permitting and inspecting of
lodging establishments (hotels, motels, and inns)
in Allen County. This action is taken to ensure
that all lodging establishments meet certain
minimum sanitation standards for the health
and safety of all visitors and guests. As part of
the inspection process, each establishment
will receive a letter grade which must be posted in a visible area. Listed below are the ordinance, frequently asked questions, and other helpful information for visitors, Allen County citizens, and lodging establishments.
- Coming Soon!
Expedited Re-Inspection Application
- Coming Soon!
- Lodging Establishment Frequently Asked Questions
- Inspecting Your Hotel Room for Bed Bugs (University of Minnesota)
- The Bed Bug Registry
- Stop Bed Bugs in Hotels Safely (NYC DOHMH)
- Bed Bug Action Plan for Hotels (Virginia Tech)
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An average-sized rat can squeeze through a hole the size of a quarter, while a mouse can squeeze through dime-sized holes. Cockroaches can squeeze into cracks and crevices as thin as a quarter.