Hikers, mind where you step–it’s rattlesnake season

STEER CLEAR—A rattlesnake crosses the path of a hiker in April. If bitten by a rattlesnake, seek medical attention. Courtesy photoAdventist Health Simi Valley emergency department officials are preparing for an increase in snake bites this year following the opening of many recreational trails throughout the area that have been closed because of the pandemic.
“We anticipate seeing more snake bites this year,” said Kristen Shorts, Adventist Health Simi Valley prehospital care coordinator “The COV...

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