CT starts new tick surveillance program

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Connecticut will have a new way to keep an eye on ticks this season.

The state is starting a tick surveillance program.

Researchers will be collecting the bugs at 40 sites across the state from April to October.

Related: Will Connecticut residents see less ticks this summer?

It will go hand in hand with the state-supported tick testing program, which has been identifying ticks with lyme since 1990. 

The new program will be funded through a grant from Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Public Health. 

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