At Issue

S31 E08: Illinois Department of Public Health

Season 31 Episode 8 | 26m 12s  | Video has closed captioning.

More than 11,000 Illinoisans have died of opioid overdoses in the past decade. The director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, Nirav Shah, tells what the state is doing to combat this epidemic. He also addresses the issues of synthetic cannibinoids, hepatitis, foodborne illnesses and the West Nile virus, and what you can do to protect yourself.

Aired: 08/30/18

Rating: TV-G

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At Issue is a local public television program presented by WTVP.