From the Edmonson County Extension Office, David Embrey, Agent:
Source: Zach DeVries, UK assistant professor of urban entomology:
Cockroaches are one of the most common pests to infest homes and apartments. They get into homes by hitching a ride on items such as grocery bags, food cartons and furniture and by using their flat, brownish bodies to slip in through crevices and cracks in buildings. While large cockroaches may seem the most frightening, it is the smaller ones that pose the biggest concern to human health.
Here are 10 things you should know about cockroaches:
Squirming or itching yet?
More information about cockroaches is available in the University of Kentucky Department of Entomology’s ENTFACT 614. It is available online at https://entomology.ca.uky.edu/ef614 or by contacting the Edmonson County office of the UK Cooperative Extension Service.