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POCONOS — After a great weekend of outdoor weather, you might want to pay extra attention to your skin. Some scientist in Monroe County are taking a close...

POCONOS -- After a great weekend of outdoor weather, you might want to pay extra attention to your skin.

Some scientist in Monroe County are taking a closer look at ticks this spring.

Newswatch 16's Ryan Leckey talked to researchers at East Stroudsburg University who said this season could be the worst in years when it comes to the parasite.

Plus, Leckey has a look at East Stroudsburg University's lab that can speed up testing your blood work with high tech equipment.

To learn more about East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory, click here.

To print out the ‘tick submission form,’ click here.