Officials say not only are ticks out and about in large numbers, but many of the little pests tested positive for Lyme and other diseases.
Prevention is key, however, if you've been bit, there are new natural treatments to complement antibiotics.
MORE INFO HERE on who to contact in CT for alternative treatment.
And check out the CDC website for more on how to protect yourself, your loved ones, and pets, from ticks!
And for pets, the next video shows a great product for removing ticks!
For some natural ways to prevent ticks, check out the following video.