NCSA-PEP Program

Chicago Med Actor Helping Raise Awareness of Zika Virus in Illinois.

Brian Tee hits the airwaves with Zika information

Springfield-The Illinois Departmetn of Public Health is excited to launch its newest Zika viurs awareness campaign with Brian Tee, known as Dr. Ethan Choi on the TV Series Chicago Med, 

or from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Jurassic World, The Wolverine and Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.

Brian and his wife recently welcomed a baby girl into their family and she has become the center of their world.  It was his love for his newborn baby and the knowledge that Zika virus can cause birth defects that prompted Brian to speak out.

The new spots will air in cooperation with the Illinois Broadcasters Association (IBA) Public Education Partnership (PEP) Program.  Read the entire release below : 

Sample the spot: 


IBA has issued Traffic Orders effective August 21 and run through September 30th.

The new television spot for IDPH is now available and is reflected on the traffic orders below.