In May, 92 people reported being bitten by venomous snakes across the state. The average for May between 2014 and 2018 was 85.
Snake bites: What to do if you are bitten
Those new numbers come after a significantly higher-than-average number of reported bites in April.
Below are the number of venomous snake bites reported to NC Poison Control so far this year:
Critter control companies around the Triangle slammed with requests to relocate snakes