The warmer weather is a ticking time bomb for tick season.
This year’s warmer and wetter winter means there’ll be more ticks than usual.
Health officials advising people heading outdoors to enjoy the sun to wear insect repellent.
Other lines of defense against the creepy crawlers include pants and long sleeve shirts.
Experts say you should tuck your pants into your socks to prevent ticks from crawling up your clothes.
People exposed to heavily wooded areas and fields with tall grass are more likely to come in contact with ticks.
The parasites spread Lyme disease which has painful, flu-like symptoms