“This time of the year, when you hear Cicadas, make sure you’re wearing shoes at night and walk around with a flashlight,” he said.
As for any potential danger that copperheads can pose to humans, they are the snakes responsible for the most bites in the Southeast annually. However, the good news is that they have generally mild venom and it’s usually not deadly, according to LiveScience.
If you do get bitten by a copperhead, the populations of which are often found in suburban neighborhoods with forested areas, you should head to the hospital by calling 911. You should also immediately call poison control, Dr. Gaylord Lopez of the Georgia Poison Center previously told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.